Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Tenaha, TX

Discover affordable housing in Tenaha where there are 1+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Barak Apartments

285 S Center St, Tenaha, Texas 75974

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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Tenaha, Texas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
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Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Tenaha, Texas
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than Texas minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Tenaha, Texas?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Tenaha, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Tenaha, Texas.

Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tenaha.

How many renters live in Tenaha, Texas?

The City of Tenaha has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 53.62 percent of the population living in Tenaha.

What is the rental market like in Tenaha, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Tenaha area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Tenaha, Texas, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Tenaha?

The rental vacancy rate in Tenaha is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Tenaha for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Tenaha
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 31 107 36 2
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Tenaha

A large number of apartments in Tenaha have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Tenaha

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $705 to $1,373. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $705
One BR $806
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,373
2024 Fair Market Rents in Tenaha, Texas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Tenaha?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 28 90 percent
Two BR 95 89 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Tenaha, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Tenaha?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Tenaha, Texas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Tenaha, Texas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Tenaha, Texas

Tenaha features 24 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 Tenaha, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tenaha, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tenaha, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.