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
HCV Welcome

Muklung Manor Apartments

1259 Tower Rd
Dillingham, AK


103 Manokotak Heights Spur Rd
Manokotak, AK
HCV Welcome

Togiak View Apartments

129 Bayview Dr
Togiak, AK
HCV Welcome
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska

According to federal housing data and research, 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.

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Dillingham Census Area

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1997 to 2006, 4 low income apartment communities containing 68 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Dillingham Census Area by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Dillingham Census Area

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050
60% of Median $35,040 $40,080 $45,060 $50,040 $54,060 $58,080 $62,100 $66,060

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Dillingham Census Area is $45,060 a year, or $3,755 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,755 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,127 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $730 $783 $939 $1,084 $1,210 $1,335
60% $876 $939 $1,127 $1,301 $1,452 $1,602
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