Affordable Housing In Wilson County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilson County
Housing Authorities that serve Wilson County
|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 Wilson County, Texas
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 682 affordable apartments for rent in Wilson County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Wilson County, Texas
Wilson County features 248 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 Wilson County, Texas
There are 434 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilson County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wilson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wilson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,003 and $1,225.
2021 Wilson 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|
|Wilson County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$761||$912||$1,114||$1,446||$1,793|
|Wilson County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$685 to $837||$821 to $1,003||$1,003 to $1,225||$1,301 to $1,591||$1,614 to $1,972|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Wilson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||682|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||248|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||16.45%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.93|
|Average Household Size||2.90|
|Median Household Income||$68,100 ±$3,328|
|Median Rent||$817 ±$92|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||25.96% ± 6.19pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Wilson County is a county in Texas with a population of 45,509. There are 15,477 households in the county with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 16.45% of households in Wilson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Wilson County
The median gross income for households in Wilson County is $68,100 a year, or $5,675 a month. The median rent for the county is $817 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilson County, a household making less than $2,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilson County.
Area Median Income In Wilson 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 Wilson County, 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 Wilson 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 Wilson County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Wilson County
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|Floresville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Floresville are the Floresville Housing Authority, Alamo Area Council of Governments and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.|
|La Vernia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Vernia are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Poth||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Poth are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|
|Stockdale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stockdale are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Alamo Area Council of Governments.|