Affordable Housing In Dot Lake Village
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dot Lake Village, Alaska

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Dot Lake Village, Alaska.

Income Based Apartments in Dot Lake Village, Alaska

Dot Lake Village 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 Dot Lake Village, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dot Lake Village, Alaska

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

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

2022 Dot Lake Village, 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
Dot Lake Village, Alaska Fair Market Rent $927 $933 $1,228 $1,744 $1,955
Dot Lake Village, 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.

Dot Lake Village, 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 38.1%
Average Renter Household Size 3.50
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $20,625 ±$13,897
Median Rent $525 ±$337
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 12.5% ± 196.23pp
Total Population 54

Population and Household Demographics

Dot Lake Village is a city in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska with a population of 54. There are 21 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 38.1% of households in Dot Lake Village are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dot Lake Village

The median gross income for households in Dot Lake Village is $20,625 a year, or $1,719 a month. The median rent for the city is $525 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dot Lake Village, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 12.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Dot Lake Village.

Area Median Income In Dot Lake Village

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 Dot Lake Village, the AMI is calculated from all households within Southeast Fairbanks Census Area.

In Dot Lake Village, 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 Dot Lake Village

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 Dot Lake Village

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dot Lake Village 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 Dot Lake Village 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 Dot Lake Village 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