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Affordable Housing In Devine
Medina County, Texas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Devine

Devine Manor Senior Citizens

112 Dixon Dr
Devine, Texas

Rosewood Apartments

19 Rosewood
Devine, Texas

Pine Hills I - Devine

112 Dixon Drive
Devine, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Devine

Housing Authority Programs
Devine Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Devine, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 102 affordable apartments for rent in Devine, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Devine, Texas

Devine features 70 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 Devine, Texas

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Devine.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Devine, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Devine, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $953.

2021 Devine, 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
Devine, Texas Fair Market Rent $592 $657 $866 $1,133 $1,329
Devine, Texas Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $591 to $723 $779 to $953 $1,020 to $1,246 $1,196 to $1,462

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Devine, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 102
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 3.17
Median Household Income $59,891 ±$20,640
Median Rent $808 ±$321
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.12% ± 25.83pp
Total Population 4,529

Population and Household Demographics

Devine is a city in Medina County, Texas with a population of 4,529. There are 1,390 households in the city with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 30.58% of households in Devine are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Devine

The median gross income for households in Devine is $59,891 a year, or $4,991 a month. The median rent for the city is $808 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Devine, a household making less than $2,693 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Devine.

Area Median Income In Devine

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 Devine, the AMI is calculated from all households within Medina County.

In Devine, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,700

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 Devine

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 Devine

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Devine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,100 $18,400 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Devine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,850 $30,700 $34,550 $38,350 $41,450 $44,500 $47,600 $50,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Devine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,950 $49,100 $55,250 $61,350 $66,300 $71,200 $76,100 $81,000