Affordable Housing In Big Delta
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Big Delta, Alaska

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Big Delta, Alaska.

Income Based Apartments in Big Delta, Alaska

Big Delta 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 Big Delta, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Big Delta, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Big Delta, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,105 and $1,351.

2022 Big Delta, 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
Big Delta, Alaska Fair Market Rent $927 $933 $1,228 $1,744 $1,955
Big Delta, Alaska Payment Standard Range $834 to $1,020 $840 to $1,026 $1,105 to $1,351 $1,570 to $1,918 $1,760 to $2,151

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Big Delta, 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 25.61%
Average Renter Household Size 5.10
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $65,417 ±$23,570
Median Rent $1,563 ±$289
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 14.29% ± 41.86pp
Total Population 539

Population and Household Demographics

Big Delta is a city in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska with a population of 539. There are 164 households in the city with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 25.61% of households in Big Delta are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Big Delta

The median gross income for households in Big Delta is $65,417 a year, or $5,451 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Big Delta, a household making less than $5,210 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 Big Delta.

Area Median Income In Big Delta

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 Big Delta, the AMI is calculated from all households within Southeast Fairbanks Census Area.

In Big Delta, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,500

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 Big Delta

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 Big Delta

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Big Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,890 $28,790 $34,690 $40,590 $46,490 $52,390 $58,290
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Big Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Big Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,950 $60,500 $68,050 $75,600 $81,650 $87,700 $93,750 $99,800