Affordable Housing In Tyler County
Texas

Waiting List Openings In Tyler County

Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority (DETCOG) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from November 1, 2021 at 8:00 am, until December 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm CT.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tyler County

Terracewood Apartments

65 Cobb Mill Rd
Woodville, Texas

Pecan Elm Shivers

801 Blue Bird St
Woodville, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tyler County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tyler County, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tyler County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 126 affordable apartments for rent in Tyler County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Tyler County, Texas

Tyler County features 86 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 Tyler County, Texas

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tyler County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tyler County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tyler County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tyler County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tyler County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Tyler 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
Tyler County, Texas Fair Market Rent $560 $664 $757 $1,004 $1,105
Tyler County, Texas Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $904 to $1,104 $995 to $1,216

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tyler County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 126
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $41,360 ±$2,867
Median Rent $638 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31% ± 5.39pp
Total Population 21,462

Population and Household Demographics

Tyler County is a county in Texas with a population of 21,462. There are 7,968 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 15.63% of households in Tyler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tyler County

The median gross income for households in Tyler County is $41,360 a year, or $3,447 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 Tyler County, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31% of households who rent are overburdened in Tyler County.

Area Median Income In Tyler 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 Tyler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,400

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 Tyler 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 Tyler County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,900 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850

Cities In Tyler County

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City Served By
Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chester is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Colmesneil The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colmesneil is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Ivanhoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ivanhoe is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Ivanhoe North The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ivanhoe North is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Warren The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warren is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
Woodville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodville are the Housing Authority of the City of Woodville and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.