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Affordable Housing In Bethel Census Area
Alaska

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bethel Census Area

Mendenhall Woods

3510 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, Alaska
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Yakutat - Tlingit Haida

1900 Mallot Ave
Yakutat, Alaska

Juneau

895 W 12th St
Juneau, Alaska

Sitka

404 Lake St
Sitka, Alaska

Channel View

317 Gastineau Ave
Juneau, Alaska

Sit Tuwan Apartments - Tlingit Haida Rha

Nhn Kanata Deyi St
Juneau, Alaska

Tysons Terrace Apartments

101 Burkhart Dr
Sitka, Alaska

Lulu Heron Apartments

405 Ptarmigan Rd
Bethel, Alaska
Subsidized

Wrangell Senior Apartments

351 Bennett St.
Wrangell, Alaska

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.

Income Based Apartments in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Bethel Census Area features 625 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 Bethel Census Area, Alaska

There are 443 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bethel Census Area.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bethel Census Area, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,519 and $1,857.

2020 Bethel Census Area, 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
Fair Market Rent $1,234 $1,483 $1,688 $2,104 $2,287
Payment Standard Range $1,111 to $1,357 $1,335 to $1,631 $1,519 to $1,857 $1,894 to $2,314 $2,058 to $2,516

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 625
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.

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 $56,900

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 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 $20,650 $23,600 $27,150 $32,750 $38,350 $43,950 $49,550 $55,150
50% of Median $34,450 $39,350 $44,250 $49,150 $53,100 $57,050 $60,950 $64,900
80% of Median $55,100 $62,950 $70,800 $78,650 $84,950 $91,250 $97,550 $103,850

Cities In Bethel Census Area

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