Affordable Housing In Van Vleck
Matagorda County, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Van Vleck, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Van Vleck, Texas

Van Vleck 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 Van Vleck, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Van Vleck, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Van Vleck, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.

2020 Van Vleck, 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 $605 $609 $742 $933 $1,298
Payment Standard Range $545 to $666 $548 to $670 $668 to $816 $840 to $1,026 $1,168 to $1,428

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Van Vleck, 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 17.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.94
Median Household Income $49,344 ±$11,521
Median Rent $739 ±$234
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.82% ± 40.07pp
Total Population 2,039

Population and Household Demographics

Van Vleck is a City in Matagorda County, Texas with a population of 2,039. There are 694 households in the city with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 17.15% of households in Van Vleck are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Van Vleck

The median gross income for households in Van Vleck is $49,344 a year, or $4,112 a month. The median rent for the city is $739 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Van Vleck, a household making less than $2,463 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Van Vleck.1

Area Median Income In Van Vleck

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 Van Vleck, the AMI is calculated from all households within Matagorda County.

In Van Vleck, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,800

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 Van Vleck

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 Van Vleck

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000