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Affordable Housing In Castroville
Medina County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Castroville

Country Villa Apartment Homes

211 Meadow Dr
Castroville, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Castroville Village

410 Naples St
Castroville, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Castroville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Castroville, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 120 affordable apartments for rent in Castroville, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Castroville, Texas

Castroville 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 Castroville, Texas

There are 120 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Castroville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Castroville, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Castroville, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $733 and $895.

2020 Castroville, 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 $545 $618 $814 $1,073 $1,312
Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $556 to $680 $733 to $895 $966 to $1,180 $1,181 to $1,443

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Castroville, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 120
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $55,500 ±$11,809
Median Rent $852 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.17% ± 23.26pp
Total Population 2,860

Population and Household Demographics

Castroville is a city in Medina County, Texas with a population of 2,860. There are 1,074 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 20.3% of households in Castroville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Castroville

The median gross income for households in Castroville is $55,500 a year, or $4,625 a month. The median rent for the city is $852 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Castroville, a household making less than $2,840 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Castroville.

Area Median Income In Castroville

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 Castroville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Medina County.

In Castroville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,200

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 Castroville

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 Castroville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,600 $17,800 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,000 $29,700 $33,400 $37,100 $40,100 $43,050 $46,050 $49,000
80% of Median $41,550 $47,500 $53,450 $59,350 $64,100 $68,850 $73,600 $78,350