Affordable Housing In Comal County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Comal County
Housing Authorities that serve Comal County
|Alamo Area Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Comal County, Texas
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 682 affordable apartments for rent in Comal County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Comal County, Texas
Comal County features 406 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 Comal County, Texas
There are 276 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Comal County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Comal County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Comal County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Comal County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Comal County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,003 and $1,225.
2021 Comal 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||$761||$912||$1,114||$1,446||$1,793|
|Payment Standard Range||$685 to $837||$821 to $1,003||$1,003 to $1,225||$1,301 to $1,591||$1,614 to $1,972|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Comal County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||682|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||406|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.07%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.70|
|Average Household Size||2.70|
|Median Household Income||$65,833 ±$3,291|
|Median Rent||$982 ±$35|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.72% ± 4.16pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Comal County is a county in Texas with a population of 119,632. There are 43,951 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 24.07% of households in Comal County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Comal County
The median gross income for households in Comal County is $65,833 a year, or $5,486 a month. The median rent for the county is $982 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Comal County, a household making less than $3,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Comal County.
Area Median Income In Comal 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 Comal 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 Comal 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 Comal 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 Comal County
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|Bulverde||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bulverde are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Canyon Lake||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Canyon Lake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Garden Ridge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garden Ridge are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|New Braunfels||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Braunfels are the New Braunfels Housing Authority, Alamo Area Council of Governments and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.|