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Affordable Housing In Turkey
Hall County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Turkey

Turkey Indust Dev

800 Floydada St
Turkey, Texas
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Turkey

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Turkey, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Turkey, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Turkey, Texas

Turkey features 8 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 Turkey, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Turkey, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Turkey, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Turkey, 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 $529 $601 $714 $1,030 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $541 to $661 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Turkey, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 8
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $26,250 ±$11,523
Median Rent $542 ±$124
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40% ± 27.64pp
Total Population 367

Population and Household Demographics

Turkey is a city in Hall County, Texas with a population of 367. There are 130 households in the city with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 30.77% of households in Turkey are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Turkey

The median gross income for households in Turkey is $26,250 a year, or $2,188 a month. The median rent for the city is $542 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Turkey, a household making less than $1,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40% of households who rent are overburdened in Turkey.

Area Median Income In Turkey

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Turkey, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hall County.

In Turkey, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $40,000

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 Turkey

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 Turkey

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