Low Income Apartments In Shelby County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Shelby County

Union Acres Trust

818 Cotton Ford Rd
Center, TX
Subsidized

Barak Apartments

285 S Center St
Tenaha, TX
Subsidized

Joaquin Apartments

Us 84
Joaquin, TX
HCV Welcome

Hickory Street Apartments

County Rd 3645
Joaquin, TX

Center Place Apartments 2

705 Clifford St
Center, TX
Subsidized

Arcadia Village

673 Arcadia Rd
Center, TX
HCV Welcome

W Side Villa and Happy Hollow

128 N 3rd St
Timpson, TX

Timpson Seniors

329 Marcus St
Timpson, TX
Subsidized

Joaquin Housing Lp

11326 US Highway 84 E
Joaquin, TX
Subsidized

Paradise Villa

128 Sunset Cir
Center, TX
Subsidized
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There are 10 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 410 affordable apartments for rent in Shelby County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 352 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 124 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Shelby County. There are 58 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Shelby County

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency

Other Housing Authorities located in Shelby County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Center Public Housing
Housing Authority of Timpson Public Housing
Housing Authority of Tenaha Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Shelby County, Texas

Shelby County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 410
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 352
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Total Population 25,725
Housing Units 9,396
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $37,756 ±$2,698
Median Rent $568 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.08% ± 9.2pp

Population and Household Demographics

Shelby County is a County in Texas with a population of 25,725. There are 9,396 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 27.56% of households in Shelby County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shelby County

The median gross income for households in Shelby County is $37,756 a year, or $3,146 a month. The median rent for the county is $568 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shelby County, a household making less than $1,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Shelby County.1

Fair Market Rents in Shelby County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$526 $529 $700 $889 $1,063

Cities In Shelby County

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City Listings Served By
Timpson 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Timpson are the Housing Authority of Timpson and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Center 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Center are the Housing Authority of Center and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Tenaha 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tenaha are the Housing Authority of Tenaha and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Joaquin 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Joaquin is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Huxley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huxley is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.