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Affordable Housing In Terrell County
Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Terrell County, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Terrell County, Texas

Terrell 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 Terrell County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Terrell County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Terrell County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2020 Terrell 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 $604 $651 $815 $1,083 $1,226
Payment Standard Range $544 to $664 $586 to $716 $734 to $897 $975 to $1,191 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Terrell 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 33.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 1.98
Median Household Income $31,111 ±$8,353
Median Rent $743 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.75% ± 20.62pp
Total Population 921

Population and Household Demographics

Terrell County is a county in Texas with a population of 921. There are 466 households in the county with an average household size of 1.98 persons. 33.69% of households in Terrell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Terrell County

The median gross income for households in Terrell County is $31,111 a year, or $2,593 a month. The median rent for the county is $743 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Terrell County, a household making less than $2,477 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Terrell County.

Area Median Income In Terrell 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 Terrell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,900

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 Terrell 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 Terrell County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200