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Affordable Housing In Wichita County

26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wichita County

The Reserves at Saddlebrook

907 S Red River Expy
Burkburnett, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Parkstone Senior Village

1727 Rathgeber Rd
Wichita Falls, Texas
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Green Briar Apartments

901 Airport Drive
Wichita Falls, Texas
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Burk Village Apartments

716 Park St
Burkburnett, Texas
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Electra Village Apartments

100 S Prairie Cir
Electra, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Royal Gardens Apartments

4606 Johnson Road
Wichita Falls, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cascade Villas

4822 Fairway Blvd
Wichita Falls, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Reserves at Summit West

4558 Barnett Rd
Wichita Falls, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Indian Falls Apartments

4540 Barnett Rd
Wichita Falls, Texas

Midtown Manor Inc

400 Burnett St
Wichita Falls, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wichita County, Texas

There are 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,766 affordable apartments for rent in Wichita County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Wichita County, Texas

Wichita County features 1,861 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 Wichita County, Texas

There are 869 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wichita County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wichita County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wichita County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wichita County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wichita County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.

2020 Wichita 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
Fair Market Rent $525 $605 $784 $1,079 $1,308
Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $545 to $666 $706 to $862 $971 to $1,187 $1,177 to $1,439

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wichita County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 26
Total Low Income Apartments 2,766
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,861
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $45,543 ±$1,438
Median Rent $738 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.26% ± 2.63pp
Total Population 131,957

Population and Household Demographics

Wichita County is a county in Texas with a population of 131,957. There are 47,941 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 38.56% of households in Wichita County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wichita County

The median gross income for households in Wichita County is $45,543 a year, or $3,795 a month. The median rent for the county is $738 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wichita County, a household making less than $2,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Wichita County.

Area Median Income In Wichita 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 Wichita County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700

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 Wichita 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 Wichita County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,600
50% of Median $22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% of Median $36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Wichita County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Burkburnett The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Burkburnett are the Housing Authority of Burkburnett and Burkburnett Housing Assistance Program.
Cashion Community
Electra The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Electra are the Electra Housing Authority and Electra Housing Authority.
Iowa Park
Pleasant Valley
Wichita Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wichita Falls are the Housing Authority of Wichita Falls and Wichita Falls Housing Assistance Program.