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Affordable Housing In Medina County
Texas

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Medina County

Country Villa Apartment Homes

211 Meadow Dr
Castroville, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hondo Brian Place

231 Stage Coach Drive
Hondo, Texas
$615
1 BR

Hondo Garden Apartments

3100 Avenue Q
Hondo, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Brian Place Apartments

231 Stage Coach Dr
Hondo, Texas
Subsidized

Tuscany Court Apartments

2208 14th St
Hondo, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Castroville Village

410 Naples St
Castroville, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Devine Manor Senior Citizens

112 Dixon Dr
Devine, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Rosewood Apartments

19 Rosewood
Devine, Texas
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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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Medina County, Texas

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 442 affordable apartments for rent in Medina County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Medina County, Texas

Medina County features 150 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 Medina County, Texas

There are 292 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Medina County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Medina County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Medina County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Medina County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Medina County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $733 and $895.

2020 Medina 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 $545 $618 $814 $1,073 $1,312
Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $556 to $680 $733 to $895 $966 to $1,180 $1,181 to $1,443

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Medina County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 442
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 150
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $57,338 ±$2,701
Median Rent $708 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.66% ± 7.58pp
Total Population 47,392

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.

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 $74,200

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 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 $15,600 $17,800 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,000 $29,700 $33,400 $37,100 $40,100 $43,050 $46,050 $49,000
80% of Median $41,550 $47,500 $53,450 $59,350 $64,100 $68,850 $73,600 $78,350

Cities In Medina County

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