Affordable Housing In Comfort
Kendall County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Comfort

Guadalupe Crossing

Sunflower Ln
Comfort, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Housing Authorities that serve Comfort

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Comfort, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 68 affordable apartments for rent in Comfort, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Comfort, Texas

Comfort 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 Comfort, Texas

There are 68 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Comfort.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Comfort, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Comfort, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,102 and $1,346.

2020 Comfort, 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 $819 $991 $1,224 $1,525 $2,149
Payment Standard Range $737 to $901 $892 to $1,090 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,373 to $1,678 $1,934 to $2,364

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Comfort, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.85%
Average Renter Household Size 3.22
Average Household Size 3.34
Median Household Income $56,912 ±$44,860
Median Rent $788 ±$231
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.97% ± 39.71pp
Total Population 3,091

Population and Household Demographics

Comfort is a City in Kendall County, Texas with a population of 3,091. There are 908 households in the city with an average household size of 3.34 persons. 28.85% of households in Comfort are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Comfort

The median gross income for households in Comfort is $56,912 a year, or $4,743 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Comfort, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Comfort.1

Area Median Income In Comfort

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 Comfort, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kendall County.

In Comfort, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,700

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 Comfort

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 Comfort

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,700 $22,500 $25,300 $28,100 $30,350 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $32,800 $37,500 $42,200 $46,850 $50,600 $54,350 $58,100 $61,850
80% of Median $52,500 $60,000 $67,500 $74,950 $80,950 $86,950 $92,950 $98,950