Affordable Housing In Del Rio
Val Verde County,
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Del Rio
Housing Authorities that serve Del Rio
|Del Rio Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Del Rio, Texas
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 812 affordable apartments for rent in Del Rio, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Del Rio, Texas
Del Rio features 368 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 Del Rio, Texas
There are 402 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Del Rio.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Del Rio, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Del Rio landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Del Rio.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Del Rio, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $876.
2021 Del Rio, 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|
|Del Rio, Texas Fair Market Rent||$600||$604||$796||$1,075||$1,079|
|Del Rio, Texas Payment Standard Range||$540 to $660||$544 to $664||$716 to $876||$968 to $1,183||$971 to $1,187|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Del Rio, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||812|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||368|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||37.85%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.86|
|Average Household Size||3.22|
|Median Household Income||$41,001 ±$2,063|
|Median Rent||$626 ±$37|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.73% ± 6.11pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Del Rio is a city in Val Verde County, Texas with a population of 36,119. There are 10,820 households in the city with an average household size of 3.22 persons. 37.85% of households in Del Rio are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Del Rio
The median gross income for households in Del Rio is $41,001 a year, or $3,417 a month. The median rent for the city is $626 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Del Rio, a household making less than $2,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Del Rio.
Area Median Income In Del Rio
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 Del Rio, the AMI is calculated from all households within Val Verde County.
In Del Rio, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,600
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 Del Rio
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 Del Rio
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Del Rio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Del Rio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Del Rio AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.