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Affordable Housing In Fayette County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fayette County

Klesel Street Apartments

702 Baumgarten St
Schulenburg, Texas

Northwest Hills Apartments

902 E Eblin St
La Grange, Texas

Gardenwalk of La Grange

1050 N Madison St
La Grange, Texas

Gardenwalk of Schulenburg

108 Simpson St
Schulenburg, Texas

Cimarron Trail

1018 N Madison St
La Grange, Texas

Deerfield Village

104 Simpson St
Schulenburg, Texas


701 Black St
Schulenburg, Texas

Meadow Apts

310 August St
Schulenburg, Texas

Cactus Oaks Apts

500 S Cindy Lane
La Grange, Texas

Klesel St Elderly

1111 Klesel St
Schulenburg, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Fayette County, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 288 affordable apartments for rent in Fayette County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Fayette County, Texas

Fayette County features 190 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 Fayette County, Texas

There are 98 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fayette County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fayette County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fayette County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2020 Fayette 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 $558 $572 $753 $1,016 $1,039
Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $515 to $629 $678 to $828 $914 to $1,118 $935 to $1,143

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fayette County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 288
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 190
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.04
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $47,808 ±$4,108
Median Rent $701 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.57% ± 7.13pp
Total Population 24,849

Population and Household Demographics

Fayette County is a county in Texas with a population of 24,849. There are 9,558 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 22.19% of households in Fayette County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fayette County

The median gross income for households in Fayette County is $47,808 a year, or $3,984 a month. The median rent for the county is $701 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fayette County, a household making less than $2,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Fayette County.

Area Median Income In Fayette 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 Fayette County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Fayette 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 Fayette County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

Cities In Fayette County

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City Served By
La Grange The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Grange is the La Grange Housing Authority.
Round Top
Schulenburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schulenburg is the Schulenburg Housing Authority.