Casitas de Merced in Somerset, Texas

8135 First Street, Somerset, TX

Casitas de Merced is a twenty-eight unit community comprised of twenty-four 1 bedroom units and four 2 bedroom units in Somerset, TX. Site amenities include a community room and patio, laundry facilities, on-site parking, on-site management office, extra security lighting, and garden plots.

Income qualifications: Forty percent of the units (12 units) are reserved for individuals and families with incomes at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and the remaining 16 units are reserved for individuals and families with incomes at or below 60% of AMI.  Additionally, 80% of the units are designated for people 55+ years of age.  In 2017, for a family of 2 in Bexar County, 60% AMI is $30,480 and 50% AMI is $25,400.

The property management company, Alpha-Barnes Real Estate Services, also requires that each household have a monthly income that is at least two and a half times the amount of their monthly rent payment.

Casitas de Merced accepts Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers.

Resident Services Available: The resident services available include recreational activities, transportation to needed social services, and referrals to needed social services and health care agencies. Merced Housing Texas produces a monthly newsletter for residents with information about upcoming events and community resources.