Affordable Housing In Seguin
Guadalupe County, Texas

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Seguin

Seguin Manor Apts.

800 North 123 Bypass
Seguin, Texas
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1-3 BR

Sunrise Villa Apartments

782 S Saunders St
Seguin, Texas
Disabled Supportive Housing

Rosalyn Heights Apartments

602 E Rosemary Dr
Seguin, Texas

River Terrace

210 S King St
Seguin, Texas

Eden Cross Apartments, Inc

1240 Jefferson Ave
Seguin, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Elderly Families

516 Jefferson Ave
Seguin, Texas

Stratton Oaks Apartments

716 Stratton St
Seguin, Texas

Eden Place

1200 Jefferson Ave
Seguin, Texas

Early Bird Apartments

1330 C H Matthies Jr
Seguin, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Seguin, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Seguin, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Seguin Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Alamo Area Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Seguin, Texas

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 746 affordable apartments for rent in Seguin, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Seguin, Texas

Seguin features 434 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 Seguin, Texas

There are 312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seguin.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Seguin, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Seguin landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Seguin.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Seguin, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,049 and $1,282.

2022 Seguin, 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
Seguin, Texas Fair Market Rent $815 $961 $1,165 $1,500 $1,849
Seguin, Texas Payment Standard Range $734 to $897 $865 to $1,057 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,350 to $1,650 $1,664 to $2,034

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Seguin, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 746
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 434
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $38,139 ±$3,072
Median Rent $744 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.38% ± 7.71pp
Total Population 27,095

Population and Household Demographics

Seguin is a city in Guadalupe County, Texas with a population of 27,095. There are 9,557 households in the city with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 37.79% of households in Seguin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Seguin

The median gross income for households in Seguin is $38,139 a year, or $3,178 a month. The median rent for the city is $744 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Seguin, a household making less than $2,480 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Seguin.

Area Median Income In Seguin

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 Seguin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Guadalupe County.

In Seguin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Seguin

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 Seguin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Seguin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Seguin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Seguin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300