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Affordable Housing In San Saba County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Saba County

1603 W Commerce St

1603 W Commerce St
San Saba, Texas

Ha Richland Spgs I

304 Fire Station Rd
Richland Springs, Texas

Mill Creek Square

307 Green St
San Saba, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve San Saba County

Housing Authority Programs
Central Texas Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Saba County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 110 affordable apartments for rent in San Saba County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in San Saba County, Texas

San Saba County features 74 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 Saba County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Saba County, Texas

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

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

2020 San Saba 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 $529 $542 $714 $977 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $879 to $1,075 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

San Saba County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 110
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 74
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $39,040 ±$3,186
Median Rent $612 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.84% ± 9.36pp
Total Population 5,893

Population and Household Demographics

San Saba County is a county in Texas with a population of 5,893. There are 2,126 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 26.01% of households in San Saba County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Saba County

The median gross income for households in San Saba County is $39,040 a year, or $3,253 a month. The median rent for the county is $612 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Saba County, a household making less than $2,040 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.84% of households who rent are overburdened in San Saba County.

Area Median Income In San Saba 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 Saba County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,200

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 Saba 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 Saba County

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

Cities In San Saba County

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City Served By
Richland Spring
Richland Springs
San Saba The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Saba is the Housing Authority of the City of San Saba.