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Affordable Housing In La Salle County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In La Salle County

Madison Pointe

200 Mars Dr
Cotulla, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Vista Verde Apartments

404 Medina
Cotulla, Texas

400 Center St

400 Center St
Cotulla, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in La Salle County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 160 affordable apartments for rent in La Salle County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in La Salle County, Texas

La Salle County features 84 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 La Salle County, Texas

There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in La Salle County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in La Salle County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in La Salle County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $649 and $793.

2020 La Salle 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 $535 $547 $721 $1,040 $1,084
Payment Standard Range $482 to $589 $492 to $602 $649 to $793 $936 to $1,144 $976 to $1,192

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

La Salle County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 160
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 84
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.63%
Average Renter Household Size 3.27
Average Household Size 3.19
Median Household Income $37,292 ±$7,064
Median Rent $433 ±$187
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.97% ± 11.33pp
Total Population 7,191

Population and Household Demographics

La Salle County is a county in Texas with a population of 7,191. There are 1,971 households in the county with an average household size of 3.19 persons. 29.63% of households in La Salle County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in La Salle County

The median gross income for households in La Salle County is $37,292 a year, or $3,108 a month. The median rent for the county is $433 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In La Salle County, a household making less than $1,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.97% of households who rent are overburdened in La Salle County.

Area Median Income In La Salle 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 La Salle County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,900

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 La Salle 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 La Salle County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In La Salle County

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City Served By
Cotulla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cotulla is the Cotulla Housing Authority.