Low Income Apartments In Dimmit County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Dimmit County

Villa De Reposo

201 W Nopal St
Carrizo Springs, TX
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Whispering Trees

FM Rd 186A Pecan Dr
Carrizo Springs, TX
Subsidized

M539110, 107 E School Street

107 E School St
Asherton, TX
HCV Welcome

Westwind Village Partners

1702 N 17th St
Carrizo Springs, TX
HCV Welcome

M539112, Southwest Corner of Medina And

Southwest Corner of Medina And Crockett Stree
Carrizo Springs, TX
HCV Welcome

Carrizo Springs Apartments

1300 East Ave
Carrizo Springs, TX
Subsidized

200 N 3rd St

200 N 3rd St
Carrizo Springs, TX
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 274 affordable apartments for rent in Dimmit County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 186 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Dimmit County, HUD housing programs support 51 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 88 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Dimmit County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Laredo Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Moderate Rehabilitation; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Other Housing Authorities located in Dimmit County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dimmit County, Texas

Dimmit County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 274
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 186
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.96
Total Population 10,682
Housing Units 3,568
Average Household Size 2.96
Median Household Income $36,825 ±$5,948
Median Rent $649 ±$115
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.49% ± 9.83pp

Population and Household Demographics

Dimmit County is a County in Texas with a population of 10,682. There are 3,568 households in the county with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 30.91% of households in Dimmit County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dimmit County

The median gross income for households in Dimmit County is $36,825 a year, or $3,069 a month. The median rent for the county is $649 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dimmit County, a household making less than $2,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Dimmit County.1

Area Median Income In Dimmit County

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.

In Dimmit County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,200

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 Dimmit County

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 Dimmit County HUD Rental Assistance in Dimmit County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Dimmit County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1993 to 1999, 2 low income apartment communities containing 102 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Dimmit County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Dimmit County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Dimmit County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Dimmit County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$564 $597 $751 $997 $1,157

Cities In Dimmit County

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City Listings Served By
Carrizo Springs 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carrizo Springs are the Carrizo Springs Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.
Asherton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Asherton is the Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.
Big Wells 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Wells is the Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.
Brundage 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brundage is the Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.
Carrizo Hill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrizo Hill is the Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.
Catarina 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Catarina is the Housing Authority of the City of Laredo.