Pecan Elm Shivers

801 Blue Bird St
Woodville, Texas
Public Housing

Terracewood Apartments

65 Cobb Mill Rd
Woodville, Texas
S. 515 Rural
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There are 40 low-income apartments in Tyler County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 86 low-income homes in Tyler County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $338 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tyler County.

Tyler County, Texas Affordable Housing Data

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 $743 and $909.

2023 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 $623 $731 $826 $1,093 $1,215
Tyler County, Texas Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $658 to $804 $743 to $909 $984 to $1,202 $1,094 to $1,337

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $64,200

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.
$15,300 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,100 $48,000
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.
$25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350 $39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
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.
$40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700