Affordable Housing In San Patricio County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Patricio County
Guide To Affordable Housing in San Patricio County, Texas
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 728 affordable apartments for rent in San Patricio County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in San Patricio County, Texas
San Patricio County features 486 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 Patricio County, Texas
There are 242 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Patricio County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in San Patricio County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Patricio County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in San Patricio County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Patricio County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $899 and $1,099.
2020 San Patricio 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||$744||$789||$999||$1,336||$1,553|
|Payment Standard Range||$670 to $818||$710 to $868||$899 to $1,099||$1,202 to $1,470||$1,398 to $1,708|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
San Patricio County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||728|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||486|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.77%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.96|
|Average Household Size||2.87|
|Median Household Income||$52,261 ±$1,900|
|Median Rent||$835 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.84% ± 4.22pp|
Population and Household Demographics
San Patricio County is a county in Texas with a population of 66,070. There are 22,781 households in the county with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 32.77% of households in San Patricio County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in San Patricio County
The median gross income for households in San Patricio County is $52,261 a year, or $4,355 a month. The median rent for the county is $835 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Patricio County, a household making less than $2,783 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.84% of households who rent are overburdened in San Patricio County.
Area Median Income In San Patricio 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 Patricio County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600
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 Patricio 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 Patricio County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,000||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,000|
|50% of Median||$23,350||$26,650||$30,000||$33,300||$36,000||$38,650||$41,300||$44,000|
|80% of Median||$37,350||$42,650||$48,000||$53,300||$57,600||$61,850||$66,100||$70,400|
Cities In San Patricio County
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|Gregory||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gregory is the Gregory Housing Authority.|
|Ingleside||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ingleside is the Ingleside Housing Authority.|
|Ingleside on the Bay|
|La Paloma Addition|
|Lakeshore Gardens Hidden Acres|
|Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres|
|Mathis||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mathis is the Mathis Housing Authority.|
|Sinton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sinton is the Sinton Housing Authority.|
|Taft||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taft is the Taft Housing Authority.|