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There are 0 low-income apartments in De Leon that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 109 low-income homes in De Leon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving De Leon, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Deleon Public Housing
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near De Leon.

De Leon, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in De Leon, Texas

De Leon features 109 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 De Leon, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in De Leon, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in De Leon, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 De Leon, 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
De Leon, Texas Fair Market Rent $623 $731 $826 $1,174 $1,231
De Leon, Texas Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $658 to $804 $743 to $909 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,108 to $1,354

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

De Leon, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 109
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 109
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $36,071 ±$6,257
Median Rent $379 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.2% ± 22.18pp
Total Population 2,221

Population and Household Demographics

De Leon is a city in Comanche County, Texas with a population of 2,221. There are 840 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 21.31% of households in De Leon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in De Leon

The median gross income for households in De Leon is $36,071 a year, or $3,006 a month. The median rent for the city is $379 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In De Leon, a household making less than $1,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.2% of households who rent are overburdened in De Leon.

Area Median Income In De Leon

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 De Leon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Comanche County.

In De Leon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,400

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 De Leon

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 De Leon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the De Leon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $44,750 $47,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the De Leon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,250 $28,850 $32,450 $36,050 $38,950 $41,850 $44,750 $47,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the De Leon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,400 $46,150 $51,900 $57,650 $62,300 $66,900 $71,500 $76,100