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Affordable Housing In Kerr County

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kerr County

Brookhollow Apartments

612 Travis St
Kerrville, Texas
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1-3 BR

Cedar Elm Place

900 Paschal St
Kerrville, Texas
Disabled Supportive Housing

Kerrville Oaks

850 Clay St
Kerrville, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Freedoms Path at Kerrville Apartments

3600 Block Memorial Blvd
Kerrville, Texas

Kerrville Meadows Apartments

2300 Junction Hwy
Kerrville, Texas

Heritage Oaks Apartments

2350 Junction Hwy
Kerrville, Texas

Gardens at Clearwater

451 Clearwater Paseo
Kerrville, Texas

Kerrville Housing

515 Roy St
Kerrville, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Kerr 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 Kerr County, Texas

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 428 affordable apartments for rent in Kerr County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Kerr County, Texas

Kerr County features 147 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 Kerr County, Texas

There are 232 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kerr County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kerr County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kerr County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kerr County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kerr County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $754 and $922.

2021 Kerr 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 $718 $735 $838 $1,199 $1,233
Payment Standard Range $646 to $790 $662 to $809 $754 to $922 $1,079 to $1,319 $1,110 to $1,356

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Kerr County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 428
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 147
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $43,810 ±$2,789
Median Rent $780 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.45% ± 5.98pp
Total Population 50,149

Population and Household Demographics

Kerr County is a county in Texas with a population of 50,149. There are 20,316 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 30.35% of households in Kerr County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kerr County

The median gross income for households in Kerr County is $43,810 a year, or $3,651 a month. The median rent for the county is $780 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kerr County, a household making less than $2,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Kerr County.

Area Median Income In Kerr 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 Kerr County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Kerr 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 Kerr County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,250 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900

Cities In Kerr County

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