Affordable Housing In Williamson County
33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williamson County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Williamson County, Texas
There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,339 affordable apartments for rent in Williamson County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Williamson County, Texas
Williamson County features 471 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 Williamson County, Texas
There are 2,868 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamson County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williamson County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Williamson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,306 and $1,596.
2022 Williamson 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|
|Williamson County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$1,092||$1,236||$1,451||$1,867||$2,194|
|Williamson County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$983 to $1,201||$1,112 to $1,360||$1,306 to $1,596||$1,680 to $2,054||$1,975 to $2,413|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Williamson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||33|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,339|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||471|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||31.52%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.62|
|Average Household Size||2.90|
|Median Household Income||$73,750 ±$1,026|
|Median Rent||$1,072 ±$17|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.41% ± 1.95pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Williamson County is a county in Texas with a population of 473,592. There are 161,793 households in the county with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 31.52% of households in Williamson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Williamson County
The median gross income for households in Williamson County is $73,750 a year, or $6,146 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,072 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williamson County, a household making less than $3,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Williamson County.
Area Median Income In Williamson 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 Williamson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,900
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 Williamson 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 Williamson 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 Williamson 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 Williamson 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 Williamson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Williamson County
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|Cedar Park||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Park is the Housing Authority of Travis County.|
|Georgetown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the Georgetown Housing Authority.|
|Granger||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granger is the Granger Housing Authority.|
|Taylor||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Taylor Housing Authority.|