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Affordable Housing In Duval County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Duval County

Vaqueros Apartments, Ltd

305 W 2nd St
San Diego, Texas

Casa Real IV

1001 S Tovar St
San Diego, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing


502 St Marys St
Freer, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Casa Real V

700 E Jeff Cowley
Freer, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chula Vista Apartments

201 E Springfield Ave
San Diego, Texas

Los Laureles Apartments

1100 Santa Rosa St
San Diego, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

4541 S FM 1329 Apt 100

4541 S FM 1329 Apt 100
San Diego, Texas

M - Rental - 2001

1015 Eli Garza
Freer, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Country Villa Apts

1015 W Eli Garza St
Freer, Texas

Casa Real IIi

100 W Cenizo Cir
Benavides, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Duval County

Housing Authority Programs
Duval County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Duval County, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 295 affordable apartments for rent in Duval County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Duval County, Texas

Duval County features 256 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 Duval County, Texas

There are 39 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Duval County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Duval County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Duval County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Duval County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Duval County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Duval County, 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
Fair Market Rent $529 $570 $714 $987 $991
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $888 to $1,086 $892 to $1,090

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Duval County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 295
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 256
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.86
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $33,939 ±$5,080
Median Rent $686 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.49% ± 10.42pp
Total Population 11,577

Population and Household Demographics

Duval County is a county in Texas with a population of 11,577. There are 3,937 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 30.05% of households in Duval County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Duval County

The median gross income for households in Duval County is $33,939 a year, or $2,828 a month. The median rent for the county is $686 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Duval County, a household making less than $2,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Duval County.

Area Median Income In Duval 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 Duval County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,100

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 Duval 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Duval County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Duval County

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City Served By
Benavides The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benavides is the Duval County Housing Authority.
Freer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freer is the Duval County Housing Authority.
San Diego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Diego is the Duval County Housing Authority.