Affordable Housing In Van Zandt County
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Van Zandt County
Housing Authorities that serve Van Zandt County
|Housing Authority of Edgewood||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Van Zandt County
|Housing Authority of Wills Point||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Grand Saline||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Van||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Fruitvale||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Van Zandt County, Texas
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 580 affordable apartments for rent in Van Zandt County, Texas. Van Zandt County features 328 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 252 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Van Zandt County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Van Zandt County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||580|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||328|
|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.1
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 $60,500
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 Van Zandt County HUD Rental Assistance in Van Zandt County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,750||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$37,550||$39,950|
|50% of Median||$21,200||$24,200||$27,250||$30,250||$32,700||$35,100||$37,550||$39,950|
|80% of Median||$33,900||$38,750||$43,600||$48,400||$52,300||$56,150||$60,050||$63,900|
Fair Market Rents in Van Zandt 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.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Van Zandt County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Edgewood||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgewood is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Wills Point||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wills Point are the Housing Authority of Wills Point and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Grand Saline||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grand Saline are the Housing Authority of Grand Saline and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Van||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Van are the Housing Authority of Van and Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Canton||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Callender Lake||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callender Lake is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Edom||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edom is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Fruitvale||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fruitvale is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|
|Myrtle Springs||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Myrtle Springs is the Housing Authority of Edgewood.|