Affordable Housing In Bethel Census Area
Alaska

Affordable Housing programs support 625 income based apartments in Bethel Census Area where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 490 affordable apartments in Bethel Census Area that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bethel Census Area, Alaska

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

Glacier Village Phase I

Haanee Hittee Subdivision
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Kake Low Rent Housing Project

Nhn Keku Rd
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Strasbaugh Place

231 Gastineau Ave
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Mendenhall Woods

3510 Mendenhall Loop Rd
Juneau, Alaska
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Yakutat - Tlingit Haida

1900 Mallot Ave
Yakutat, Alaska
Affordable

Juneau

895 W 12th St
Juneau, Alaska

Sitka

404 Lake St
Sitka, Alaska

Channel View

317 Gastineau Ave
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Sit Tuwan Apartments - Tlingit Haida Rha

Nhn Kanata Deyi St
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Tysons Terrace Apartments

101 Burkhart Dr
Sitka, Alaska
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Bethel Census Area

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bethel, AK Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Bethel.
Affordable Housing In Juneau, AK Affordable Housing programs support 22 apartment communities in Juneau.
Affordable Housing In Petersburg, AK Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Petersburg.
Affordable Housing In Sitka, AK Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Sitka.
Affordable Housing In Wrangell, AK Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Wrangell.
Affordable Housing In Yakutat, AK Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Yakutat.

Bethel Census Area, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

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 490 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 $1,637 and $2,001.

2023 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
Bethel Census Area, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,417 $1,426 $1,819 $2,214 $2,444
Bethel Census Area, 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.

Bethel Census Area, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,122
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 $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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bethel Census Area 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 Bethel Census Area 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 Bethel Census Area 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