Affordable Housing In Maverick County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Maverick County

Las Palmas Villa

2211 Del Rio Blvd
Eagle Pass, TX

Loma De La Cruz

305 Church St
Eagle Pass, TX

Mundo Nuevo

1700 2nd St
Eagle Pass, TX

Legacy Villas

2640 Chapote Loop
Eagle Pass, TX
HCV Welcome

El Centenario

2095 E Main St
Eagle Pass, TX

587 Jefferson Street

587 Jefferson St
Eagle Pass, TX
HCV Welcome

Mabe Terrace Barrera Hghts Chemita Oyer

1431 Buckley Ave
Eagle Pass, TX

Los Angeles

2121A Epting Cir
Eagle Pass, TX

Rio Grande Apartments

2173 Del Rio Blvd
Eagle Pass, TX

Vista Hermosa Apartments

820 N Bibb Ave
Eagle Pass, TX
HCV Welcome
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Other Housing Authorities located in Maverick County

Housing Authority Programs
Eagle Pass Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Maverick County, Texas

According to federal housing data and research, there are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 852 affordable apartments for rent in Maverick County, Texas. Maverick County features 786 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 66 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Maverick County.

Maverick County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 852
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 786
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.98%
Average Renter Household Size 3.14
Average Household Size 3.48
Median Household Income $33,747 ±$2,484
Median Rent $589 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.66% ± 5.42pp
Total Population 56,548

Population and Household Demographics

Maverick County is a County in Texas with a population of 56,548. There are 16,030 households in the county with an average household size of 3.48 persons. 29.98% of households in Maverick County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Maverick County

The median gross income for households in Maverick County is $33,747 a year, or $2,812 a month. The median rent for the county is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Maverick County, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Maverick County.1

Area Median Income In Maverick 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 Maverick County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,600

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 Maverick 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 Maverick County HUD Rental Assistance in Maverick County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Maverick County

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

From 1987 to 2006, 2 low income apartment communities containing 86 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Maverick 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 Maverick County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

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 Maverick County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 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% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Maverick 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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$539 $542 $714 $890 $1,093

Cities In Maverick County

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City Listings Served By
Eagle Pass 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle Pass is the Eagle Pass Housing Authority.
Chula Vista 0
Eidson Road 0
El Indio 0
Elm Creek 0
Fabrica 0
Las Quintas Fronterizas 0
Quemado 0
Radar Base 0
Rosita 0
Seco Mines 0
Siesta Acres 0