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Affordable Housing In Hidalgo County
Texas

130 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hidalgo County

Villas at Beaumont Apartments

2200 Beaumont Avenue
McAllen, Texas
$493
1 BR

Sunset Village Apartments

800 W Egly Ave
Pharr, Texas
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Family & Senior

La Posada Apartments

900 S Sugar Rd
Edinburg, Texas
Call For Rent
1 BR

Edinburg Senior Towers

201 N. 13th Avenue
Edinburg, Texas
$519-555
Studio-1 BR
62+

Parkview Terrace

211 W Audry St
Pharr, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Weslaco Village Apartments

2101 W. Business 83
Weslaco, Texas
$531-721
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Kingswood Village

502 S 29th Ave
Edinburg, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Heritage Square Apartments

515 South Sugar Road
Edinburg, Texas
$625-780
1-2 BR

Sherwood Apts.

801 Greenbriar Drive
Edinburg, Texas
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Retama Village II Apartments

2500 Jasmine Avenue
McAllen, Texas
$484-650
1-3 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Hidalgo County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hidalgo County, Texas

There are 130 low income housing apartment communities offering 9,389 affordable apartments for rent in Hidalgo County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas

Hidalgo County features 4,363 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 Hidalgo County, Texas

There are 4,313 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hidalgo County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hidalgo County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hidalgo County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.

2021 Hidalgo 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 $570 $574 $739 $953 $1,070
Payment Standard Range $513 to $627 $517 to $631 $665 to $813 $858 to $1,048 $963 to $1,177

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hidalgo County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 130
Total Low Income Apartments 9,389
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,363
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.9%
Average Renter Household Size 3.40
Average Household Size 3.62
Median Household Income $34,782 ±$734
Median Rent $661 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.59% ± 1.84pp
Total Population 819,217

Population and Household Demographics

Hidalgo County is a county in Texas with a population of 819,217. There are 224,021 households in the county with an average household size of 3.62 persons. 31.9% of households in Hidalgo County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hidalgo County

The median gross income for households in Hidalgo County is $34,782 a year, or $2,899 a month. The median rent for the county is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hidalgo County, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Hidalgo County.

Area Median Income In Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,100

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 Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo County

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City Served By
Abram The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abram is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Alamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alamo are the Alamo Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Alton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alton is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Cesar Chavez The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cesar Chavez is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Citrus City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Citrus City is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Cuevitas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuevitas is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Doffing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doffing is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Donna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Donna are the Donna Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Doolittle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doolittle is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Edcouch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edcouch are the Edcouch Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Edinburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edinburg are the Edinburg Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Elsa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elsa are the Elsa Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Faysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Faysville is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Granjeno The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granjeno is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Hargill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hargill is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Havana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Havana is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Heidelberg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heidelberg is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Hidalgo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hidalgo are the Hidalgo Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Indian Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
La Blanca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Blanca is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
La Homa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Homa is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
La Joya The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Joya are the La Joya Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
La Villa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Villa is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Laguna Seca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laguna Seca is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Linn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linn is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Llano Grande The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Llano Grande is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Lopezville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lopezville is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Los Ebanos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Los Ebanos is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
McAllen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve McAllen are the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo and McAllen Housing Authority.
Mercedes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mercedes are the Mercedes Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Midway North The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midway North is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Midway South The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midway South is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Mila Doce The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mila Doce is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Mission The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mission are the Mission Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Monte Alto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monte Alto is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Muniz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muniz is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Murillo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murillo is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
North Alamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Alamo is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Olivarez The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olivarez is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Palmhurst The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palmhurst is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Palmview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palmview is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Palmview South The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palmview South is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Penitas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penitas is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Perezville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perezville is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Pharr The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pharr are the Pharr Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Progreso The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Progreso is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Progreso Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Progreso Lakes is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Relampago The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Relampago is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
San Carlos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Carlos is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
San Juan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Juan is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Scissors The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scissors is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
South Alamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Alamo is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Sullivan City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sullivan City is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Villa Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Villa Verde is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
Weslaco The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Weslaco are the Weslaco Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.
West Sharyland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Sharyland is the Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo.