Affordable Housing In Guadalupe County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Guadalupe County
Housing Authorities that serve Guadalupe County
|Alamo Area Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Guadalupe County, Texas
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 746 affordable apartments for rent in Guadalupe County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Guadalupe County, Texas
Guadalupe County features 434 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 Guadalupe County, Texas
There are 312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Guadalupe County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Guadalupe County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Guadalupe County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Guadalupe County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Guadalupe County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,003 and $1,225.
2021 Guadalupe 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|
|Guadalupe County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$761||$912||$1,114||$1,446||$1,793|
|Guadalupe County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$685 to $837||$821 to $1,003||$1,003 to $1,225||$1,301 to $1,591||$1,614 to $1,972|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Guadalupe County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||746|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||434|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.21%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.81|
|Average Household Size||2.89|
|Median Household Income||$62,420 ±$1,828|
|Median Rent||$898 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||35.17% ± 3.89pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Guadalupe County is a county in Texas with a population of 143,460. There are 48,940 households in the county with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 23.21% of households in Guadalupe County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Guadalupe County
The median gross income for households in Guadalupe County is $62,420 a year, or $5,202 a month. The median rent for the county is $898 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Guadalupe County, a household making less than $2,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Guadalupe County.
Area Median Income In Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100
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 Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Guadalupe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Guadalupe County
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