Low Income Apartments In Medina County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Medina County

Hondo Garden Apartments

3100 Avenue Q
Hondo, TX
Income Based
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Brian Place Apartments

231 Stage Coach Dr
Hondo, TX
Subsidized

Village Apartments

1410 Naples St
Castroville, TX
HCV Welcome

Tuscany Court Apartments

2208 14th St
Hondo, TX
HCV Welcome

Castroville Village

410 Naples St
Castroville, TX

Devine Manor Senior Citizens

112 Dixon Dr
Devine, TX
HCV Welcome

Rosewood Apartments

19 Rosewood
Devine, TX
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 401 affordable apartments for rent in Medina County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 110 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Medina County, HUD housing programs support 40 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 291 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Medina 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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Medina County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Medina County, Texas

Medina County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 401
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 110
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Total Population 47,392
Housing Units 14,975
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $57,338 ±$2,701
Median Rent $708 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.66% ± 7.58pp

Population and Household Demographics

Medina County is a County in Texas with a population of 47,392. There are 14,975 households in the county with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 18.88% of households in Medina County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Medina County

The median gross income for households in Medina County is $57,338 a year, or $4,778 a month. The median rent for the county is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Medina County, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Medina County.1

Area Median Income In Medina 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 Medina County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,200

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 Medina 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 Medina County HUD Rental Assistance in Medina County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,350 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,300 $28,900 $32,500 $36,100 $39,000 $41,900 $44,800 $47,700
80% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Medina County

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

From 1992 to 2004, 5 low income apartment communities containing 213 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Medina 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 Medina County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $30,360 $34,680 $39,000 $43,320 $46,800 $50,280 $53,760 $57,240

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 Medina County is $39,000 a year, or $3,250 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,250 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $975 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% $633 $678 $813 $939 $1,048 $1,156
60% $759 $813 $975 $1,127 $1,257 $1,388
Fair Market Rents in Medina 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
$529 $609 $806 $1,097 $1,313

Cities In Medina County

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City Listings Served By
Hondo 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hondo is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Devine 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Devine is the Devine Housing Authority.
Castroville 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Castroville is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
D'Hanis 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves D'Hanis is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
LaCoste 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves LaCoste is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Natalia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Natalia is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.