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Affordable Housing In Schleicher County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Schleicher County

El Dorado Place Apartments II, Ltd

102 E Fields Ave
Eldorado, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

First Homes

13 E Hill Ave
Eldorado, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Schleicher County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Schleicher County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Schleicher County, Texas

Schleicher County features 40 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 Schleicher County, Texas

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Schleicher County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Schleicher County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Schleicher County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $667 and $815.

2020 Schleicher 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 $549 $592 $741 $984 $1,114
Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $533 to $651 $667 to $815 $886 to $1,082 $1,003 to $1,225

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Schleicher County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.95%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.00
Median Household Income $55,543 ±$7,548
Median Rent $503 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.22% ± 14.89pp
Total Population 3,224

Population and Household Demographics

Schleicher County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,224. There are 1,074 households in the county with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 24.95% of households in Schleicher County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Schleicher County

The median gross income for households in Schleicher County is $55,543 a year, or $4,629 a month. The median rent for the county is $503 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Schleicher County, a household making less than $1,677 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Schleicher County.

Area Median Income In Schleicher 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 Schleicher County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,600

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 Schleicher 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 Schleicher County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,100 $18,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,850 $30,650 $34,500 $38,300 $41,400 $44,450 $47,500 $50,600
80% of Median $42,950 $49,050 $55,200 $61,300 $66,250 $71,150 $76,050 $80,950

Cities In Schleicher County

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City Served By
Eldorado The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldorado is the Housing Authority of Eldorado.