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Affordable Housing In Tierra Grande
Nueces County, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tierra Grande, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Tierra Grande, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Tierra Grande, Texas

Tierra Grande features 0 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 Tierra Grande, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tierra Grande.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tierra Grande, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tierra Grande, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $899 and $1,099.

2020 Tierra Grande, 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.

Tierra Grande, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 67.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $212,542 ±$141,148
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 65pp
Total Population 165

Population and Household Demographics

Tierra Grande is a city in Nueces County, Texas with a population of 165. There are 59 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 67.8% of households in Tierra Grande are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tierra Grande

The median gross income for households in Tierra Grande is $212,542 a year, or $17,712 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tierra Grande, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Tierra Grande.

Area Median Income In Tierra Grande

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 Tierra Grande, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nueces County.

In Tierra Grande, 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 Tierra Grande

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 Tierra Grande

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