Affordable Housing In Tom Green County
13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tom Green County
Other Housing Authorities located in Tom Green County
|San Angelo Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Tom Green County, Texas
There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,253 affordable apartments for rent in Tom Green County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Tom Green County, Texas
Tom Green County features 985 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 Tom Green County, Texas
There are 268 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tom Green County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Tom Green County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tom Green County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tom Green County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Tom Green County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||13|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,253|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||985|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||38.2%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.38|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Median Household Income||$46,711 ±$1,484|
|Median Rent||$774 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.15% ± 3.23pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Tom Green County is a County in Texas with a population of 115,056. There are 42,825 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 38.2% of households in Tom Green County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Tom Green County
The median gross income for households in Tom Green County is $46,711 a year, or $3,893 a month. The median rent for the county is $774 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tom Green County, a household making less than $2,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Tom Green County.1
Area Median Income In Tom Green 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 Tom Green County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,900
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 Tom Green 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 Tom Green County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,650||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,850|
|50% of Median||$22,750||$26,000||$29,250||$32,450||$35,050||$37,650||$40,250||$42,850|
|80% of Median||$36,350||$41,550||$46,750||$51,900||$56,100||$60,250||$64,400||$68,550|