Affordable Housing In Niederwald
Caldwell County, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Niederwald, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Niederwald, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Niederwald, Texas

Niederwald features 0 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 Niederwald, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Niederwald, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Niederwald landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Niederwald.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Niederwald, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,306 and $1,596.

2022 Niederwald, 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
Niederwald, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,092 $1,236 $1,451 $1,867 $2,194
Niederwald, Texas Payment Standard Range $983 to $1,201 $1,112 to $1,360 $1,306 to $1,596 $1,680 to $2,054 $1,975 to $2,413

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Niederwald, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 13.53%
Average Renter Household Size 3.25
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $60,417 ±$17,611
Median Rent $950 ±$274
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.57% ± 57.39pp
Total Population 607

Population and Household Demographics

Niederwald is a city in Caldwell County, Texas with a population of 607. There are 207 households in the city with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 13.53% of households in Niederwald are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Niederwald

The median gross income for households in Niederwald is $60,417 a year, or $5,035 a month. The median rent for the city is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Niederwald, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Niederwald.

Area Median Income In Niederwald

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 Niederwald, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caldwell County.

In Niederwald, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $110,300

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 Niederwald

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 Niederwald

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Niederwald AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Niederwald AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,650 $44,150 $49,650 $55,150 $59,600 $64,000 $68,400 $72,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Niederwald AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$61,800 $70,600 $79,450 $88,250 $95,350 $102,400 $109,450 $116,500