Affordable Housing In Titus County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Titus County
Housing Authorities that serve Titus County
|Ark-Tex Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Titus County, Texas
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 373 affordable apartments for rent in Titus County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Titus County, Texas
Titus County features 221 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 Titus County, Texas
There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Titus County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Titus County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Titus County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Titus County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Titus County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Titus 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||$570||$591||$714||$944||$1,254|
|Payment Standard Range||$513 to $627||$532 to $650||$643 to $785||$850 to $1,038||$1,129 to $1,379|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Titus County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||373|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||221|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.24%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.99|
|Average Household Size||3.08|
|Median Household Income||$44,178 ±$2,778|
|Median Rent||$638 ±$33|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.42% ± 5.64pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Titus County is a county in Texas with a population of 32,553. There are 10,461 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 32.24% of households in Titus County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Titus County
The median gross income for households in Titus County is $44,178 a year, or $3,682 a month. The median rent for the county is $638 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Titus County, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Titus County.
Area Median Income In Titus 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 Titus County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100
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 Titus 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 Titus 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|
Cities In Titus County
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|Miller's Cove||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miller's Cove is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.|
|Mount Pleasant||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Pleasant are the Mount Pleasant Housing Authority and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.|
|Talco||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Talco is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.|
|Winfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winfield is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.|