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Affordable Housing In Caldwell County
Texas

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Caldwell County

Southpark Village Apartment Homes

1817 S Colorado St
Lockhart, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Nolan Terrace Apts.

221 Peach Street
Luling, Texas
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Meadow Park Village Apts.

1200 Meadow Park
Lockhart, Texas
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Riverview Apartments

601 River Road
San Marcos, Texas
Call For Rent
2 BR
Subsidized

Imperial Gardens Apartments

801 Blackjack
Lockhart, Texas
Subsidized

Springtown Villa

503 Springtown Way
San Marcos, Texas
Subsidized

San Marcos Seniors Community II, Lp

500 Parker Dr
San Marcos, Texas

M - Rental - Lockhart Senior Housing - 2001

Medina And Hunters Pointe Dr
Lockhart, Texas

M534276, 1505 South Main Street

1505 S Main St
Lockhart, Texas

Springfield Villas

1300 Pancho St
Lockhart, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Caldwell County

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Caldwell County, Texas

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,338 affordable apartments for rent in Caldwell County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Caldwell County, Texas

Caldwell County features 675 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 Caldwell County, Texas

There are 1,663 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Caldwell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Caldwell County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Caldwell County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,291 and $1,577.

2021 Caldwell 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
Caldwell County, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,059 $1,212 $1,434 $1,848 $2,207
Caldwell County, Texas Payment Standard Range $953 to $1,165 $1,091 to $1,333 $1,291 to $1,577 $1,663 to $2,033 $1,986 to $2,428

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Caldwell County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 2,338
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 675
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $47,233 ±$2,036
Median Rent $765 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.98% ± 6.66pp
Total Population 39,347

Population and Household Demographics

Caldwell County is a county in Texas with a population of 39,347. There are 12,451 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 34.11% of households in Caldwell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Caldwell County

The median gross income for households in Caldwell County is $47,233 a year, or $3,936 a month. The median rent for the county is $765 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Caldwell County, a household making less than $2,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Caldwell County.

Area Median Income In Caldwell 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 Caldwell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,900

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 Caldwell 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 Caldwell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,750 $26,700 $29,650 $32,050 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,450 $53,450 $57,400 $61,350 $65,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Caldwell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,400 $63,300 $71,200 $79,100 $85,450 $91,800 $98,100 $104,450

Cities In Caldwell County

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City Served By
Lockhart The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lockhart are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Lockhart Housing Authority.
Luling The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Luling are the Luling Housing Authority and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Martindale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martindale is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Niederwald The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Niederwald is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
San Marcos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Marcos are the San Marcos Housing Authority and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Uhland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Uhland is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.