Affordable Housing In Dillingham Census Area

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dillingham Census Area

New Stuyahok Senior Apartments

Wallace St
New Stuyahok, AK
Elderly Supportive Housing

Togiak Senior Housing

Nhn 3rd St
Togiak, AK
Elderly Supportive Housing

Forest View Apartments

401 Tower Rd
Dillingham, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Muklung Manor Apartments

1259 Tower Rd
Dillingham, AK


103 Manokotak Heights Spur Rd
Manokotak, AK
Accepts Vouchers

Togiak View Apartments

129 Bayview Dr
Togiak, AK
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska. Dillingham Census Area features 28 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 52 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dillingham Census Area.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dillingham Census Area, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.73%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 3.56
Median Household Income $54,173 ±$1,651
Median Rent $950 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.68% ± 5.72pp
Total Population 4,979

Population and Household Demographics

Dillingham Census Area is a County in Alaska with a population of 4,979. There are 1,349 households in the county with an average household size of 3.56 persons. 39.73% of households in Dillingham Census Area are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dillingham Census Area

The median gross income for households in Dillingham Census Area is $54,173 a year, or $4,514 a month. The median rent for the county is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dillingham Census Area, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Dillingham Census Area.1

Area Median Income In Dillingham 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 Dillingham Census Area, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Dillingham 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 Dillingham Census Area HUD Rental Assistance in Dillingham Census Area

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $21,130 $26,660 $32,190 $37,720 $43,250 $48,780 $54,310
50% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050
80% of Median $46,700 $53,400 $60,050 $66,700 $72,050 $77,400 $82,750 $88,050
Fair Market Rents in Dillingham 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
$952 $1,154 $1,393 $1,893 $1,908

Cities In Dillingham Census Area

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City Listings Served By
New Stuyahok 1
Dillingham 2
Togiak 2
Manokotak 1
Aleknagik 0
Clark's Point 0
Ekwok 0
Koliganek 0
Portage Creek 0
Twin Hills 0