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Affordable Housing In Calhoun County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calhoun County

Seabreeze Village Apartments

233 S. Alcoa
Port Lavaca, Texas
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2-3 BR

Sea Breeze Apartments

233 Alcoa Drive
Port Lavaca, Texas

Sea Greens Apartments

202 Seashell
Port Lavaca, Texas

Regency Apartments

1100 Alcoa Dr
Port Lavaca, Texas

Port Lavaca Ha

627 W George St
Port Lavaca, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Calhoun County, Texas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 118 affordable apartments for rent in Calhoun County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Calhoun County, Texas

Calhoun County features 118 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 Calhoun County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhoun County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calhoun County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Calhoun County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calhoun County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2020 Calhoun 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 $604 $666 $815 $1,068 $1,314
Payment Standard Range $544 to $664 $599 to $733 $734 to $897 $961 to $1,175 $1,183 to $1,445

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Calhoun County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 118
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 118
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $51,078 ±$5,676
Median Rent $759 ±$109
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.44% ± 9.33pp
Total Population 21,666

Population and Household Demographics

Calhoun County is a county in Texas with a population of 21,666. There are 7,994 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 29.16% of households in Calhoun County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhoun County

The median gross income for households in Calhoun County is $51,078 a year, or $4,257 a month. The median rent for the county is $759 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhoun County, a household making less than $2,530 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhoun County.

Area Median Income In Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,700

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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350 $39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
80% of Median $40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800

Cities In Calhoun County

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City Served By
Point Comfort
Port Lavaca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Lavaca is the Port Lavaca Housing Authority.
Port O'Connor