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Affordable Housing In Stonewall County
Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Stonewall County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stonewall County, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Stonewall County, Texas

Stonewall County 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 Stonewall County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stonewall County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stonewall County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $667 and $815.

2020 Stonewall County, 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 $549 $592 $741 $984 $1,114
Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $533 to $651 $667 to $815 $886 to $1,082 $1,003 to $1,225

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stonewall County, 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 19.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $42,155 ±$8,544
Median Rent $439 ±$217
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.14% ± 22.12pp
Total Population 1,414

Population and Household Demographics

Stonewall County is a county in Texas with a population of 1,414. There are 580 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 19.14% of households in Stonewall County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stonewall County

The median gross income for households in Stonewall County is $42,155 a year, or $3,513 a month. The median rent for the county is $439 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stonewall County, a household making less than $1,463 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Stonewall County.

Area Median Income In Stonewall County

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.

In Stonewall County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Stonewall County

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Stonewall County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,100 $28,650 $32,250 $35,800 $38,700 $41,550 $44,400 $47,300
80% of Median $40,150 $45,850 $51,600 $57,300 $61,900 $66,500 $71,100 $75,650

Cities In Stonewall County

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City Served By
Aspermont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aspermont is the Abilene Housing Authority.