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Affordable Housing In Agua Dulce
El Paso County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Agua Dulce

Housing Authority Programs
El Paso County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
El Paso County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Agua Dulce, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Agua Dulce, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Agua Dulce, Texas

Agua Dulce features 0 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 Agua Dulce, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Agua Dulce.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Agua Dulce, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Agua Dulce landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Agua Dulce.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Agua Dulce, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2021 Agua Dulce, 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 $548 $687 $831 $1,174 $1,415
Payment Standard Range $493 to $603 $618 to $756 $748 to $914 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,274 to $1,557

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Agua Dulce, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.75%
Average Renter Household Size 4.89
Average Household Size 4.33
Median Household Income $27,614 ±$8,998
Median Rent $463 ±$147
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 11.67% ± 19.34pp
Total Population 2,926

Population and Household Demographics

Agua Dulce is a city in El Paso County, Texas with a population of 2,926. There are 676 households in the city with an average household size of 4.33 persons. 17.75% of households in Agua Dulce are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Agua Dulce

The median gross income for households in Agua Dulce is $27,614 a year, or $2,301 a month. The median rent for the city is $463 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Agua Dulce, a household making less than $1,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 11.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Agua Dulce.

Area Median Income In Agua Dulce

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Agua Dulce, the AMI is calculated from all households within El Paso County.

In Agua Dulce, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,500

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 Agua Dulce

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 Agua Dulce

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200