Affordable Housing In Akiak
Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Akiak where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Akiak that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Akiak, Alaska

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Akiak. Go to the Alaska Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Akiak.

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Akiak, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Akiak, Alaska

Akiak 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 Akiak, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Akiak, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Akiak, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,637 and $2,001.

2023 Akiak, Alaska 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
Akiak, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,417 $1,426 $1,819 $2,214 $2,444
Akiak, Alaska Payment Standard Range $1,275 to $1,559 $1,283 to $1,569 $1,637 to $2,001 $1,993 to $2,435 $2,200 to $2,688

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Akiak, AK 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 21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 3.99
Median Household Income $42,000 ±$8,016
Median Rent $775 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 14.29% ± 75.34pp
Total Population 399

Population and Household Demographics

Akiak is a city in Bethel Census Area, Alaska with a population of 399. There are 100 households in the city with an average household size of 3.99 persons. 21% of households in Akiak are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Akiak

The median gross income for households in Akiak is $42,000 a year, or $3,500 a month. The median rent for the city is $775 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Akiak, a household making less than $2,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 14.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Akiak.

Area Median Income In Akiak

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 Akiak, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bethel Census Area.

In Akiak, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000

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 Akiak

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 Akiak

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Akiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,800 $28,790 $34,690 $40,590 $46,490 $52,390 $58,290
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Akiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,500 $53,500 $57,450 $61,400 $65,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Akiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,450 $63,400 $71,300 $79,200 $85,550 $91,900 $98,250 $104,550