Affordable Housing In Live Oak
Bexar County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Live Oak

Oak Forest Heights

11100 Toepperwein Rd
Live Oak, TX
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Housing Authorities that serve Live Oak

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Bexar County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
San Antonio Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Live Oak, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 25 affordable apartments for rent in Live Oak, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Live Oak, Texas

Live Oak features 25 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 Live Oak, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Live Oak.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Live Oak, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Live Oak landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Live Oak.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Live Oak, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $946 and $1,156.

2020 Live Oak, 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 $702 $851 $1,051 $1,372 $1,691
Payment Standard Range $632 to $772 $766 to $936 $946 to $1,156 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,522 to $1,860

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Live Oak, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $61,043 ±$4,818
Median Rent $956 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.45% ± 8.68pp
Total Population 14,649

Population and Household Demographics

Live Oak is a City in Bexar County, Texas with a population of 14,649. There are 5,689 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 41.87% of households in Live Oak are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Live Oak

The median gross income for households in Live Oak is $61,043 a year, or $5,087 a month. The median rent for the city is $956 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Live Oak, a household making less than $3,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Live Oak.1

Area Median Income In Live Oak

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Live Oak, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bexar County.

In Live Oak, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,000

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 Live Oak

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 Live Oak HUD Rental Assistance in Live Oak

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,950 $17,050 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% of Median $39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000