Affordable Housing In Rio Vista
Johnson County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Rio Vista

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rio Vista, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Rio Vista, Texas

Rio Vista 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 Rio Vista, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rio Vista, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rio Vista, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,049 and $1,282.

2020 Rio Vista, 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 $838 $945 $1,165 $1,579 $1,980
Payment Standard Range $754 to $922 $851 to $1,040 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,421 to $1,737 $1,782 to $2,178

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rio Vista, 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 32.27%
Average Renter Household Size 3.33
Average Household Size 3.13
Median Household Income $54,375 ±$9,641
Median Rent $842 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.06% ± 23.69pp
Total Population 1,174

Population and Household Demographics

Rio Vista is a City in Johnson County, Texas with a population of 1,174. There are 375 households in the city with an average household size of 3.13 persons. 32.27% of households in Rio Vista are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rio Vista

The median gross income for households in Rio Vista is $54,375 a year, or $4,531 a month. The median rent for the city is $842 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rio Vista, a household making less than $2,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Rio Vista.1

Area Median Income In Rio Vista

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 Rio Vista, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Rio Vista, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Rio Vista

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 Rio Vista

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300