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Affordable Housing In Kendall County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kendall County

The Woodland Apartments

150 Medical Drive
Boerne, Texas
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Guadalupe Crossing

Sunflower Ln
Comfort, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Park Meadows

140 Calk Ln
Boerne, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Kendall 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 Kendall County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 352 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 352 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 $1,102 and $1,346.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $819 $991 $1,224 $1,525 $2,149
Payment Standard Range $737 to $901 $892 to $1,090 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,373 to $1,678 $1,934 to $2,364

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Kendall County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 352
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 $100,800

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,200 $24,200 $27,250 $30,250 $32,700 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $35,300 $40,350 $45,400 $50,400 $54,450 $58,500 $62,500 $66,550
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650

Cities In Kendall County

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City Served By
Boerne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boerne is the Boerne Housing Authority.
Comfort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Comfort is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.