Affordable Housing In Fayette County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fayette County

Klesel Street Apartments

702 Baumgarten St
Schulenburg, TX

Northwest Hills Apartments

902 E Eblin St
La Grange, TX

Gardenwalk of La Grange

1050 N Madison St
La Grange, TX

Gardenwalk of Schulenburg

108 Simpson St
Schulenburg, TX

Cimarron Trail

1018 N Madison St
La Grange, TX
Accepts Vouchers

Deerfield Village

104 Simpson St
Schulenburg, TX
Accepts Vouchers


701 Black St
Schulenburg, TX
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Other Housing Authorities located in Fayette County

Housing Authority Programs
Schulenburg Housing Authority Public Housing
Flatonia Housing Authority Public Housing
La Grange Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fayette County, Texas

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 216 affordable apartments for rent in Fayette County, Texas. Fayette County features 128 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 Fayette County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fayette County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 216
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 128
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.1

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 $68,800

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 Fayette County 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 $14,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% of Median $38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700
Fair Market Rents in Fayette 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
$558 $572 $753 $1,016 $1,039

Cities In Fayette County

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City Listings Served By
Schulenburg 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schulenburg is the Schulenburg Housing Authority.
La Grange 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Grange is the La Grange Housing Authority.
Carmine 0
Fayetteville 0
Flatonia 0
Round Top 0