Affordable Housing In Springlake
Lamb County, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Springlake, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Springlake, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Springlake, Texas

Springlake features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Springlake, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Springlake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Springlake, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Springlake landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Springlake.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Springlake, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Springlake, Texas Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $529 $627 $714 $893 $967
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $804 to $982 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Springlake, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $35,000 ±$25,496
Median Rent $963 ±$378
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 6.25% ± 141.14pp
Total Population 111

Population and Household Demographics

Springlake is a City in Lamb County, Texas with a population of 111. There are 40 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 40% of households in Springlake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Springlake

The median gross income for households in Springlake is $35,000 a year, or $2,917 a month. The median rent for the city is $963 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Springlake, a household making less than $3,210 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 6.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Springlake.1

Area Median Income In Springlake

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Springlake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lamb County.

In Springlake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,800

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Springlake

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for Springlake HUD Rental Assistance in Springlake

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000