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Affordable Housing In Cuero
Andrews County, Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cuero

Bailey Square Apartments

1501 N Valley St
Cuero, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cuero Housing Authority

Cuero Housing Authority
Cuero, Texas

Cuero Plaza

Hwy 87
Cuero, Texas

111 N Indianola St

111 N Indianola St
Cuero, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Cuero

Housing Authority Programs
Cuero Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cuero, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 314 affordable apartments for rent in Cuero, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Cuero, Texas

Cuero features 170 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 Cuero, Texas

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cuero.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cuero, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cuero landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cuero.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cuero, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $905 and $1,106.

2020 Cuero, 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 $745 $805 $1,005 $1,252 $1,764
Payment Standard Range $671 to $820 $725 to $886 $905 to $1,106 $1,127 to $1,377 $1,588 to $1,940

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cuero, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 314
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 170
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.97
Median Household Income $37,000 ±$12,013
Median Rent $685 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.01% ± 12.36pp
Total Population 7,024

Population and Household Demographics

Cuero is a city in Andrews County, Texas with a population of 7,024. There are 2,262 households in the city with an average household size of 2.97 persons. 36.6% of households in Cuero are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cuero

The median gross income for households in Cuero is $37,000 a year, or $3,083 a month. The median rent for the city is $685 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cuero, a household making less than $2,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Cuero.

Area Median Income In Cuero

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 Cuero, the AMI is calculated from all households within Andrews County.

In Cuero, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,200

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 Cuero

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 Cuero

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% of Median $47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950