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Affordable Housing In Hornsby Bend
Travis County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Hornsby Bend

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hornsby Bend, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Hornsby Bend, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hornsby Bend, Texas

Hornsby Bend features 0 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 Hornsby Bend, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hornsby Bend.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hornsby Bend, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hornsby Bend landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Hornsby Bend.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hornsby Bend, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,220 and $1,492.

2020 Hornsby Bend, 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 $988 $1,134 $1,356 $1,763 $2,128
Payment Standard Range $889 to $1,087 $1,021 to $1,247 $1,220 to $1,492 $1,587 to $1,939 $1,915 to $2,341

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hornsby Bend, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.58%
Average Renter Household Size 3.57
Average Household Size 3.60
Median Household Income $49,077 ±$12,864
Median Rent $1,251 ±$705
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.99% ± 24.37pp
Total Population 7,441

Population and Household Demographics

Hornsby Bend is a city in Travis County, Texas with a population of 7,441. There are 2,062 households in the city with an average household size of 3.60 persons. 21.58% of households in Hornsby Bend are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hornsby Bend

The median gross income for households in Hornsby Bend is $49,077 a year, or $4,090 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,251 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hornsby Bend, a household making less than $4,170 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Hornsby Bend.

Area Median Income In Hornsby Bend

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Hornsby Bend, the AMI is calculated from all households within Travis County.

In Hornsby Bend, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,600

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 Hornsby Bend

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 Hornsby Bend

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,550 $23,450 $26,400 $29,300 $31,650 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $34,200 $39,050 $43,950 $48,800 $52,750 $56,650 $60,550 $64,450
80% of Median $54,700 $62,500 $70,300 $78,100 $84,350 $90,600 $96,850 $103,100