Low Income Apartments In Upshur County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Upshur County

Gates

700 E Scott St
Gilmer, TX
Subsidized

Gilmer Capital CO Ashcroft Group

800 N Bradford St
Gilmer, TX
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401 E Beck St

401 E Beck St
Big Sandy, TX

Big Sandy Manor

615 N Robinson St
Big Sandy, TX
Subsidized

The Meadows Apartments

1276 State Highway 155 N
Gilmer, TX
Subsidized

Sorrells Park Proj

103 Wilson St
Gilmer, TX

Hillcrest Manor Affordable Housing

406 Mcdonald St
Big Sandy, TX
Subsidized

The Meadows

916 State Highway 155 N
Gilmer, TX
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There are 8 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 393 affordable apartments for rent in Upshur County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 339 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 64 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Upshur County. There are 54 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Upshur County

Housing Authority Programs
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Upshur County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Gilmer Public Housing
Housing Authority of Big Sandy Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Upshur County, Texas

Upshur County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 393
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 339
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Total Population 40,096
Housing Units 13,844
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $46,673 ±$2,967
Median Rent $735 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.11% ± 5.84pp

Population and Household Demographics

Upshur County is a County in Texas with a population of 40,096. There are 13,844 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 21.15% of households in Upshur County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Upshur County

The median gross income for households in Upshur County is $46,673 a year, or $3,889 a month. The median rent for the county is $735 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Upshur County, a household making less than $2,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Upshur County.1

Fair Market Rents in Upshur County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$585 $766 $910 $1,195 $1,431

Cities In Upshur County

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City Listings Served By
Gilmer 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gilmer are the Housing Authority of Gilmer and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Big Sandy 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Big Sandy are the Housing Authority of Big Sandy and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Ore City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ore City is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Union Grove 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union Grove is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.