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Affordable Housing In Dilley
Frio County, Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dilley

Cornerstone Apartments

300 Cross Creek
Dilley, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Artisan at Dilley

400 Ann St
Dilley, Texas

Brush Country Cottages

500 Cross Crk
Dilley, Texas

Dilley Retirement

Us Hwy 81
Dilley, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Dilley

Housing Authority Programs
Dilley Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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 Dilley, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 170 affordable apartments for rent in Dilley, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Dilley, Texas

Dilley features 142 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 Dilley, Texas

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dilley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dilley, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dilley, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $700 and $856.

2021 Dilley, 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
Dilley, Texas Fair Market Rent $571 $683 $778 $1,023 $1,150
Dilley, Texas Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $615 to $751 $700 to $856 $921 to $1,125 $1,035 to $1,265

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dilley, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 170
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 142
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.36%
Average Renter Household Size 4.00
Average Household Size 3.79
Median Household Income $37,014 ±$13,760
Median Rent $719 ±$113
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.56% ± 16.96pp
Total Population 4,090

Population and Household Demographics

Dilley is a city in Frio County, Texas with a population of 4,090. There are 741 households in the city with an average household size of 3.79 persons. 30.36% of households in Dilley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dilley

The median gross income for households in Dilley is $37,014 a year, or $3,085 a month. The median rent for the city is $719 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dilley, a household making less than $2,397 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Dilley.

Area Median Income In Dilley

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 Dilley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Frio County.

In Dilley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,100

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 Dilley

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 Dilley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dilley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dilley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dilley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300