Affordable Housing In Bethel Census Area
Alaska

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bethel Census Area

Smith Hall

8619 Teal St
Juneau, AK
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Petersburg Elderly

PO Box 1530
Petersburg, AK
Subsidized

Hillview Apartments

1801 Douglas Hwy
Juneau, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Gruening Park

1800 Northwood Dr
Juneau, AK
Subsidized

Chinook Apartments

9160 Cinema Dr
Juneau, AK
Subsidized

Coho Park Apartments

3601 Amalga St
Juneau, AK
Subsidized

Glacier Village Phases II and IIi

Granite Dr & Valley Blvd
Juneau, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Glacier Village Phase I

Haanee Hittee Subdivision
Juneau, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Kake Low Rent Housing Project

Nhn Keku Rd
Juneau, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Strasbaugh Place

231 Gastineau Ave
Juneau, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,068 affordable apartments for rent in Bethel Census Area, Alaska. Bethel Census Area features 601 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 467 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bethel Census Area.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bethel Census Area, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 1,068
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 601
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.43%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.86
Median Household Income $51,012 ±$2,526
Median Rent $1,169 ±$99
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.98% ± 5.7pp
Total Population 17,776

Population and Household Demographics

Bethel Census Area is a County in Alaska with a population of 17,776. There are 4,488 households in the county with an average household size of 3.86 persons. 35.43% of households in Bethel Census Area are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bethel Census Area

The median gross income for households in Bethel Census Area is $51,012 a year, or $4,251 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,169 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bethel Census Area, a household making less than $3,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Bethel Census Area.1

Area Median Income In Bethel Census Area

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 Bethel Census Area, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,700

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 Bethel Census Area

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 Bethel Census Area HUD Rental Assistance in Bethel Census Area

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,150 $21,900 $26,660 $32,190 $37,720 $43,250 $48,780 $54,310
50% of Median $31,900 $36,450 $41,000 $45,550 $49,200 $52,850 $56,500 $60,150
80% of Median $51,050 $58,350 $65,650 $72,900 $78,750 $84,600 $90,400 $96,250
Fair Market Rents in Bethel Census Area

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,234 $1,483 $1,688 $2,104 $2,287

Cities In Bethel Census Area

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City Listings Served By
Petersburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Petersburg is the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8.
Bethel 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing.
Akiachak 0
Akiak 0
Aniak 0
Atmautluak 0
Chefornak 0
Chuathbaluk 0
Crooked Creek 0
Eek 0
Goodnews Bay 0
Kasigluk 0
Kipnuk 0
Kongiganak 0
Kwethluk 0
Kwigillingok 0
Lime Village 0
Lower Kalskag 0
Mekoryuk 0
Mertarvik 0
Napakiak 0
Napaskiak 0
Newtok 0
Nightmute 0
Nunapitchuk 0
Oscarville 0
Platinum 0
Quinhagak 0
Red Devil 0
Sleetmute 0
Stony River 0
Toksook Bay 0
Tuluksak 0
Tuntutuliak 0
Tununak 0
Upper Kalskag 0
Juneau 20 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Juneau are the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing.
Sitka 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sitka are the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing.
Yakutat 1
Wrangell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wrangell are the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing.