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Affordable Housing In Bayview
Cameron County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Bayview

Housing Authority Programs
Cameron County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bayview, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Bayview, Texas

Bayview 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 Bayview, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bayview, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bayview, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.

2020 Bayview, 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 $592 $596 $760 $1,011 $1,163
Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $536 to $656 $684 to $836 $910 to $1,112 $1,047 to $1,279

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bayview, 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 3.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $76,458 ±$19,719
Median Rent $788 ±$623
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 83.33% ± 304.94pp
Total Population 424

Population and Household Demographics

Bayview is a city in Cameron County, Texas with a population of 424. There are 155 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 3.87% of households in Bayview are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bayview

The median gross income for households in Bayview is $76,458 a year, or $6,372 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bayview, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 83.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Bayview.

Area Median Income In Bayview

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 Bayview, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cameron County.

In Bayview, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,800

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 Bayview

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 Bayview

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