Affordable Housing In Kendall County
Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kendall County

Guadalupe Crossing

580 Sunflower Ln
Comfort, Texas
$859-1,260
1-3 BR

Park Meadows

140 Calk Ln
Boerne, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Kendall County, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kendall County, Texas

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 Kendall County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Kendall County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Kendall County, Texas

Kendall County 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 Kendall County, Texas

There are 168 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kendall County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kendall County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kendall County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kendall County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kendall County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,222 and $1,494.

2022 Kendall 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
Kendall County, Texas Fair Market Rent $902 $1,087 $1,358 $1,679 $2,130
Kendall County, Texas Payment Standard Range $812 to $992 $978 to $1,196 $1,222 to $1,494 $1,511 to $1,847 $1,917 to $2,343

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kendall County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $73,240 ±$5,878
Median Rent $1,002 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.92% ± 7.04pp
Total Population 37,361

Population and Household Demographics

Kendall County is a county in Texas with a population of 37,361. There are 13,552 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 27.43% of households in Kendall County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kendall County

The median gross income for households in Kendall County is $73,240 a year, or $6,103 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,002 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kendall County, a household making less than $3,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Kendall County.

Area Median Income In Kendall 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 Kendall County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,800

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 Kendall 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 Kendall County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,850 $24,950 $28,050 $31,150 $33,650 $36,150 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500

Cities In Kendall County

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