Affordable Housing In Van Zandt County
13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Van Zandt County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County, Texas
|Housing Authority of Edgewood||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Van Zandt County, Texas
There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 608 affordable apartments for rent in Van Zandt County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
Van Zandt County features 356 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 Van Zandt County, Texas
There are 252 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Van Zandt County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Van Zandt County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Van Zandt County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Van Zandt County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Van Zandt County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $756 and $924.
2022 Van Zandt 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|
|Van Zandt County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$621||$640||$840||$1,193||$1,211|
|Van Zandt County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$559 to $683||$576 to $704||$756 to $924||$1,074 to $1,312||$1,090 to $1,332|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Van Zandt County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||13|
|Total Low Income Apartments||608|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||356|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.03%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.75|
|Average Household Size||2.79|
|Median Household Income||$44,002 ±$3,095|
|Median Rent||$711 ±$58|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.36% ± 5.09pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Van Zandt County is a county in Texas with a population of 52,736. There are 18,613 households in the county with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 22.03% of households in Van Zandt County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Van Zandt County
The median gross income for households in Van Zandt County is $44,002 a year, or $3,667 a month. The median rent for the county is $711 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Van Zandt County, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Van Zandt County.
Area Median Income In Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,100
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 Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Van Zandt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Van Zandt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Van Zandt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Van Zandt County
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|Callender Lake||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callender Lake is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Canton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Edgewood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgewood is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Edom||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edom is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Fruitvale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fruitvale is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Grand Saline||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grand Saline are the Housing Authority of Grand Saline and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Myrtle Springs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Myrtle Springs is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Van||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Van are the Housing Authority of Van and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Wills Point||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wills Point are the Housing Authority of Wills Point and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|