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Affordable Housing In Karnes County
Texas

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Karnes County

SavannahPark of Karnes City

905 S Panna Maria Ave
Karnes City, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Runge Apartments

1200 N Goliad St
Runge, Texas

Town Oaks of Kenedy

120 Water St
Kenedy, Texas
Subsidized

M - Rhd - 2001

Graham St
Kenedy, Texas

Tierra Pointe

1226 S State Hwy 123
Karnes City, Texas

Bluebonnet Square

101 Evans Ave
Kenedy, Texas

703 N Helena

703 N Helena
Runge, Texas

Sam S Swierc

311 S Panna Maria St
Falls City, Texas

Paisano Apts

600 W. 3rd. Street
Karnes City, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Karnes County

Housing Authority Programs
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 Karnes County, Texas

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 323 affordable apartments for rent in Karnes County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Karnes County, Texas

Karnes County features 191 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 Karnes County, Texas

There are 132 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Karnes County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Karnes County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Karnes County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $887.

2021 Karnes 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 $532 $640 $806 $1,003 $1,192
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $576 to $704 $725 to $887 $903 to $1,103 $1,073 to $1,311

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Karnes County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 323
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 191
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.74%
Average Renter Household Size 3.54
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $45,502 ±$4,170
Median Rent $650 ±$88
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.12% ± 10.03pp
Total Population 14,879

Population and Household Demographics

Karnes County is a county in Texas with a population of 14,879. There are 4,309 households in the county with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 24.74% of households in Karnes County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Karnes County

The median gross income for households in Karnes County is $45,502 a year, or $3,792 a month. The median rent for the county is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Karnes County, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Karnes County.

Area Median Income In Karnes 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 Karnes County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Karnes 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 Karnes County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,450 $36,150 $38,850 $41,500 $44,200
80% of Median $37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,500 $57,800 $62,100 $66,350 $70,650

Cities In Karnes County

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City Served By
Falls City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Falls City are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.
Karnes City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Karnes City are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.
Kenedy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kenedy are the Kenedy Housing Authority, Alamo Area Council of Governments and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Runge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Runge are the Runge Housing Authority, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.