Affordable Housing In Bee County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bee County

Poesta Creek Apts.

1301 South Tyler Street
Beeville, TX
Income Based
1-3 BR

Emma Finke Villas

1101 E Kennedy St
Beeville, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Lantana Southridge Apartments

2000 N Adams
Beeville, TX
Income Based
1 BR

Lantana Northridge Apartments

2200 N Adams
Beeville, TX
Income Based
1 BR

141 Alaniz Cir

141 Alaniz Cir
Beeville, TX
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Other Housing Authorities located in Bee County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bee County, Texas

According to federal housing data and research, there are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 376 affordable apartments for rent in Bee County, Texas. Bee County features 244 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 132 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bee County.

Bee County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 376
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 244
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $42,302 ±$3,403
Median Rent $802 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.22% ± 7.72pp
Total Population 32,659

Population and Household Demographics

Bee County is a County in Texas with a population of 32,659. There are 8,762 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 38.18% of households in Bee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bee County

The median gross income for households in Bee County is $42,302 a year, or $3,525 a month. The median rent for the county is $802 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bee County, a household making less than $2,673 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Bee County.1

Area Median Income In Bee 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 Bee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Bee 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 Bee County HUD Rental Assistance in Bee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Bee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Bee County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Bee County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$640 $645 $849 $1,225 $1,437

Cities In Bee County

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City Listings Served By
Beeville 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beeville is the Beeville Housing Authority.
Blue Berry Hill 0
Normanna 0
Pawnee 0
Pettus 0
Skidmore 0
Tuleta 0
Tulsita 0
Tynan 0