Affordable Housing In Taylor County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Taylor County
Housing Authorities that serve Taylor County
|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 Taylor County, Texas
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,039 affordable apartments for rent in Taylor County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Taylor County, Texas
Taylor County features 424 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 Taylor County, Texas
There are 1,359 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Taylor County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Taylor County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Taylor County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Taylor County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Taylor County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $777 and $949.
2020 Taylor 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||$631||$655||$863||$1,134||$1,464|
|Payment Standard Range||$568 to $694||$590 to $721||$777 to $949||$1,021 to $1,247||$1,318 to $1,610|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Taylor County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,039|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||424|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.97%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.55|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median Household Income||$45,396 ±$1,528|
|Median Rent||$778 ±$19|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.31% ± 3.17pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Taylor County is a county in Texas with a population of 134,435. There are 49,476 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 39.97% of households in Taylor County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Taylor County
The median gross income for households in Taylor County is $45,396 a year, or $3,783 a month. The median rent for the county is $778 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Taylor County, a household making less than $2,593 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Taylor County.
Area Median Income In Taylor 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 Taylor County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,800
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 Taylor 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 Taylor County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,650||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$42,800|
|50% of Median||$22,700||$25,950||$29,200||$32,400||$35,000||$37,600||$40,200||$42,800|
|80% of Median||$36,300||$41,500||$46,700||$51,850||$56,000||$60,150||$64,300||$68,450|
Cities In Taylor County
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|Abilene||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abilene is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Buffalo Gap||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buffalo Gap is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Impact||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Impact is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Lawn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lawn is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Merkel||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Merkel are the Housing Authority of Merkel and Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Potosi||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potosi is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Trent||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trent is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Tuscola||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tuscola is the Abilene Housing Authority.|
|Tye||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tye is the Abilene Housing Authority.|