Community & Work Disparities
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Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment in Texas

Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment in Texas Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and Texas is in the third quartile with a value of 89%. The following cities in Texas have the value, Austin 109% & Houston 96%.Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment Austin, 109%Houston, 96%

Data source. , Technical Assistance Collaborative, Priced Out, 2017 (Data is from HUD Fair Market Rents from 2016, 2016 SSI payments for individuals with disabilities living independently in the community from the SSA, HUDs median income for one person households in 2016 and number of renter households in each market area from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2016)
Calculation. HUD's fair market rent of an efficiency apartment for a city or state divided by the state's monthly SSI income

Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market Rent by Region
RegionPercentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment
United States99%
Texas89%
Austin109%
Houston96%
Percentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market RentPercentage of SSI for an Efficiency Apartment at Fair Market RentA bar chart listed in descending orderAustin    109.0United States    99.0Houston    96.0Texas    89.00%50%100%