Affordable Housing In Dimmit County
Waiting List Openings In Dimmit County
|Housing Authority of the City of Laredo Public Housing||Open Soon|
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dimmit County
Housing Authorities that serve Dimmit County
|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); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Moderate Rehabilitation|
Other Housing Authorities located in Dimmit County
|Carrizo Springs Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Dimmit County, Texas
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 274 affordable apartments for rent in Dimmit County, Texas. Dimmit County features 186 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 88 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dimmit County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Dimmit County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||274|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||186|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.91%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.96|
|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|
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.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Dimmit County
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|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.|