Affordable Housing In Cinco Ranch
Fort Bend County, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cinco Ranch, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cinco Ranch, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Cinco Ranch, Texas

Cinco Ranch 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 Cinco Ranch, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cinco Ranch, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cinco Ranch, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,087 and $1,329.

2022 Cinco Ranch, 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
Cinco Ranch, Texas Fair Market Rent $944 $1,014 $1,208 $1,603 $2,058
Cinco Ranch, Texas Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $913 to $1,115 $1,087 to $1,329 $1,443 to $1,763 $1,852 to $2,264

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cinco Ranch, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.97
Median Household Income $135,507 ±$12,508
Median Rent $1,289 ±$112
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.55% ± 10.78pp
Total Population 17,015

Population and Household Demographics

Cinco Ranch is a city in Fort Bend County, Texas with a population of 17,015. There are 5,737 households in the city with an average household size of 2.97 persons. 16.26% of households in Cinco Ranch are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cinco Ranch

The median gross income for households in Cinco Ranch is $135,507 a year, or $11,292 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,289 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cinco Ranch, a household making less than $4,297 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Cinco Ranch.

Area Median Income In Cinco Ranch

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 Cinco Ranch, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fort Bend County.

In Cinco Ranch, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,100

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 Cinco Ranch

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 Cinco Ranch

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cinco Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,650 $21,300 $23,950 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cinco Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,050 $35,450 $39,900 $44,300 $47,850 $51,400 $54,950 $58,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cinco Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,600 $56,700 $63,800 $70,850 $76,550 $82,200 $87,900 $93,550