Affordable Housing In San Augustine County
Texas

Waiting List Openings In San Augustine County

Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority (DETCOG) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from November 1, 2021 at 8:00 am, until December 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm CT.

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4 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Augustine County

Sunset Hills Apartments

900 Holly Cts
San Augustine, Texas
Subsidized

San Augustine Seniors Apartments

1000 Desoto Dr
San Augustine, Texas
Subsidized

M537079, 1277 Partin Road

1277 Partin Rd
San Augustine, Texas

Cedar Hills

700 S Broadway St
San Augustine, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in San Augustine County, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving San Augustine County, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Augustine County, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 196 affordable apartments for rent in San Augustine County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in San Augustine County, Texas

San Augustine County features 160 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 San Augustine County, Texas

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Augustine County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Augustine County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Augustine County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $747 and $913.

2022 San Augustine 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
San Augustine County, Texas Fair Market Rent $614 $631 $830 $1,026 $1,212
San Augustine County, Texas Payment Standard Range $553 to $675 $568 to $694 $747 to $913 $923 to $1,129 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Augustine County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 196
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 160
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.54%
Average Renter Household Size 3.06
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $28,275 ±$3,495
Median Rent $575 ±$159
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.33% ± 9.94pp
Total Population 8,695

Population and Household Demographics

San Augustine County is a county in Texas with a population of 8,695. There are 2,882 households in the county with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 19.54% of households in San Augustine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Augustine County

The median gross income for households in San Augustine County is $28,275 a year, or $2,356 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Augustine County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.33% of households who rent are overburdened in San Augustine County.

Area Median Income In San Augustine 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 San Augustine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,800

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 San Augustine 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 San Augustine County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Augustine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Augustine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Augustine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In San Augustine County

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City Served By
Broaddus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Broaddus is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.
San Augustine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Augustine are the Housing Authority of San Augustine and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.