Affordable Housing In Bandera County
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bandera County
Housing Authorities that serve Bandera County
|Alamo Area Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Bandera County, Texas
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 76 affordable apartments for rent in Bandera County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Bandera County, Texas
Bandera County 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 Bandera County, Texas
There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bandera County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Bandera County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bandera County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Bandera County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bandera County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,003 and $1,225.
2021 Bandera 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|
|Bandera County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$761||$912||$1,114||$1,446||$1,793|
|Bandera County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$685 to $837||$821 to $1,003||$1,003 to $1,225||$1,301 to $1,591||$1,614 to $1,972|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Bandera County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||76|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||16.49%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.50|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median Household Income||$49,863 ±$7,193|
|Median Rent||$834 ±$59|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.97% ± 11pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Bandera County is a county in Texas with a population of 20,796. There are 8,292 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 16.49% of households in Bandera County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Bandera County
The median gross income for households in Bandera County is $49,863 a year, or $4,155 a month. The median rent for the county is $834 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bandera County, a household making less than $2,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Bandera County.
Area Median Income In Bandera 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 Bandera County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100
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 Bandera 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 Bandera County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bandera 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 Bandera 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 Bandera County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Bandera County
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|Bandera||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bandera are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Lake Medina Shores||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Medina Shores are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Lakehills||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakehills are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|