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Affordable Housing In San Diego
Duval County, Texas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Diego

Vaqueros Apartments, Ltd

305 W 2nd St
San Diego, Texas

Casa Real IV

1001 S Tovar St
San Diego, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chula Vista Apartments

201 E Springfield Ave
San Diego, Texas

Los Laureles Apartments

1100 Santa Rosa St
San Diego, Texas

4541 S FM 1329 Apt 100

4541 S FM 1329 Apt 100
San Diego, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve San Diego

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Diego, Texas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 211 affordable apartments for rent in San Diego, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in San Diego, Texas

San Diego features 188 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 Diego, Texas

There are 23 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Diego.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Diego, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Diego landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in San Diego.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Diego, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 San Diego, 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 $529 $570 $714 $987 $991
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $888 to $1,086 $892 to $1,090

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

San Diego, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 211
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 188
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.56%
Average Renter Household Size 3.04
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $24,273 ±$9,315
Median Rent $754 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.77% ± 17.99pp
Total Population 4,528

Population and Household Demographics

San Diego is a city in Duval County, Texas with a population of 4,528. There are 1,608 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 38.56% of households in San Diego are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Diego

The median gross income for households in San Diego is $24,273 a year, or $2,023 a month. The median rent for the city is $754 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Diego, a household making less than $2,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.77% of households who rent are overburdened in San Diego.

Area Median Income In San Diego

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 San Diego, the AMI is calculated from all households within Duval County.

In San Diego, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,100

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 Diego

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 Diego

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200