Affordable Housing In San Patricio County
Texas

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Patricio County

Windridge Apartments

700 Gordon St
Sinton, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

The Glades of Gregory-Portland

4796 FM 2986
Gregory, TX
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Taft Terrace

425 FM 631
Taft, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Casa De Oro

200 Tooter Newlin Dr
Sinton, TX
Subsidized

LULAC Amistad

920 Flores Street
Sinton, TX
Subsidized

500 E Turner

500 E Turner
Odem, TX
Subsidized

Mariposa Gardens

501 S State Highway 359
Mathis, TX
HCV Welcome

Texas

Rincon Rd
Taft, TX
HCV Welcome

414 N Scofield St

414 N Scofield St
Sinton, TX

Mathis Apartments CO Mac - Re Llc

500 Freeman St
Mathis, TX
Subsidized

Other Housing Authorities located in San Patricio County

Housing Authority Programs
Mathis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Sinton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Taft Housing Authority Public Housing
Gregory Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Aransas Pass Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Patricio County, Texas

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 728 affordable apartments for rent in San Patricio County, Texas. San Patricio County features 486 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 242 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Patricio County.

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
Total Population 66,070

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.1

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 $66,300

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 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 San Patricio County 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 $13,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
80% of Median $37,150 $42,450 $47,750 $53,050 $57,300 $61,550 $65,800 $70,050
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in San Patricio County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1987 to 2001, 5 low income apartment communities containing 246 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in San Patricio County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in San Patricio County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
60% of Median $27,900 $31,860 $35,820 $39,780 $43,020 $46,200 $49,380 $52,560

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in San Patricio County is $35,820 a year, or $2,985 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,985 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $896 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $581 $623 $746 $863 $963 $1,062
60% $698 $747 $896 $1,035 $1,155 $1,274
Fair Market Rents in San Patricio County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$744 $789 $999 $1,336 $1,553

Cities In San Patricio County

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City Listings Served By
Mathis 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mathis is the Mathis Housing Authority.
Sinton 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sinton is the Sinton Housing Authority.
Taft 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taft is the Taft Housing Authority.
Odem 1
Country Acres 0
Del Sol 0
Doyle 0
Edgewater Estates 0
Edroy 0
Falman 0
Gregory 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gregory is the Gregory Housing Authority.
Ingleside on the Bay 0
Lake City 0
Lakeshore Gardens Hidden Acres 0
Lakeside 0
La Paloma Addition 0
Loma Linda 0
Morgan Farm 0
Paisano Park 0
Rancho Chico 0
St. Paul 0
San Patricio 0
Taft Southwest 0
Tradewinds 0
Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres 0
Ingleside 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ingleside is the Ingleside Housing Authority.