Low Income Apartments In Kinney County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Kinney County

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There are 1 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 32 affordable apartments for rent in Kinney County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 32 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Kinney County. There are 0 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Kinney County

Housing Authority Programs
Brackettville Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kinney County, Texas

Kinney County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Total Population 3,577
Housing Units 1,079
Average Household Size 3.00
Median Household Income $38,281 ±$7,317
Median Rent $578 ±$232
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.48% ± 17.04pp

Population and Household Demographics

Kinney County is a County in Texas with a population of 3,577. There are 1,079 households in the county with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 20.76% of households in Kinney County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kinney County

The median gross income for households in Kinney County is $38,281 a year, or $3,190 a month. The median rent for the county is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kinney County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Kinney County.1

Area Median Income In Kinney 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 Kinney County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,600

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 Kinney 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 Kinney County HUD Rental Assistance in Kinney County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,140 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
50% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,550 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
80% of Median $31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Kinney County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 1991, 1 low income apartment communities containing 32 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Kinney County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Kinney County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $23,760 $27,120 $30,540 $33,900 $36,660 $39,360 $42,060 $44,760

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Kinney County is $30,540 a year, or $2,545 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,545 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $764 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $495 $530 $636 $735 $820 $904
60% $594 $636 $764 $882 $984 $1,085
Fair Market Rents in Kinney County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$606 $641 $806 $1,010 $1,242

Cities In Kinney County

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City Listings Served By
Brackettville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brackettville is the Brackettville Housing Authority.
Fort Clark Springs 0
Spofford 0