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Affordable Housing In Bexar County
Texas

217 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bexar County

Cheyenne Village Apartments

147 Cheyenne Ave
San Antonio, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Chisolm Trace

10503 Huebner Rd
San Antonio, Texas
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Vista Verde Apartments

910 North Frio
San Antonio, Texas
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Cottage Creek II Apartments

4830 Ray Bon Dr
San Antonio, Texas
$550-830
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
Market Rate

Bexton Place Apartments

131 Darson Marie Drive
San Antonio, Texas
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rosemont at Bethel Place

535 Acme Rd
San Antonio, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Darson Marie Terrace

115 Darson Marie Drive
San Antonio, Texas
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Robert E Lee Apartments

111 W Travis St
San Antonio, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Huebner Creek Villas I

8527 Huebner Rd
San Antonio, Texas
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Trails at Leon Creek

7635 Bandera Rd
San Antonio, Texas
$733-1,023
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Bexar County

Housing Authority Programs
San Antonio Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Housing Authority of Bexar County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bexar County, Texas

There are 217 low income housing apartment communities offering 27,430 affordable apartments for rent in Bexar County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Bexar County, Texas

Bexar County features 12,070 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 Bexar County, Texas

There are 15,080 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bexar County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bexar County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bexar County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bexar County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bexar County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $946 and $1,156.

2020 Bexar 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
Fair Market Rent $702 $851 $1,051 $1,372 $1,691
Payment Standard Range $632 to $772 $766 to $936 $946 to $1,156 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,522 to $1,860

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bexar County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 217
Total Low Income Apartments 27,430
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12,070
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $51,150 ±$405
Median Rent $876 ±$6
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.35% ± 0.86pp
Total Population 1,825,502

Population and Household Demographics

Bexar County is a county in Texas with a population of 1,825,502. There are 618,831 households in the county with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 41.53% of households in Bexar County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bexar County

The median gross income for households in Bexar County is $51,150 a year, or $4,263 a month. The median rent for the county is $876 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bexar County, a household making less than $2,920 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Bexar County.

Area Median Income In Bexar 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 Bexar County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,000

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 Bexar 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 Bexar County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,150 $17,300 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,200 $28,800 $32,400 $36,000 $38,900 $41,800 $44,650 $47,550
80% of Median $40,350 $46,100 $51,850 $57,600 $62,250 $66,850 $71,450 $76,050

Cities In Bexar County

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City Served By
Alamo Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alamo Heights are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Balcones Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Balcones Heights are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Castle Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Castle Hills are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
China Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve China Grove are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Cibolo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cibolo are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Converse The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Converse are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Cross Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cross Mountain are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Elmendorf The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elmendorf are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Fair Oaks Ranch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fair Oaks Ranch are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Grey Forest The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grey Forest are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Helotes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Helotes are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Hill Country Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hill Country Village are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Hollywood Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hollywood Park are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Kirby The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kirby are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Lackland AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lackland AFB are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Leon Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leon Valley are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Live Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Live Oak are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Macdona The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Macdona are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Olmos Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Olmos Park are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Randolph AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Randolph AFB are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
San Antonio The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Antonio are the San Antonio Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Bexar County.
Scenic Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scenic Oaks are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Schertz The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Schertz are the Schertz Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Selma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Selma are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Shavano Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shavano Park are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Somerset are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
St. Hedwig The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Hedwig are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Terrell Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Terrell Hills are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Timberwood Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Timberwood Park are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Universal City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Universal City are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Von Ormy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Von Ormy are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.
Windcrest The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Windcrest are the Housing Authority of Bexar County and San Antonio Housing Authority.