Affordable Housing In Eielson AFB
Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eielson AFB, Alaska

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

Income Based Apartments in Eielson AFB, Alaska

Eielson AFB 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 Eielson AFB, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eielson AFB, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eielson AFB, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,193 and $1,458.

2020 Eielson AFB, 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
Fair Market Rent $863 $1,006 $1,325 $1,911 $2,326
Payment Standard Range $777 to $949 $905 to $1,107 $1,193 to $1,458 $1,720 to $2,102 $2,093 to $2,559

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Eielson AFB, 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 98.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.87
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $53,388 ±$4,622
Median Rent $2,046 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.83% ± 11.71pp
Total Population 2,630

Population and Household Demographics

Eielson AFB is a City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska with a population of 2,630. There are 775 households in the city with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 98.84% of households in Eielson AFB are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eielson AFB

The median gross income for households in Eielson AFB is $53,388 a year, or $4,449 a month. The median rent for the city is $2,046 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eielson AFB, a household making less than $6,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Eielson AFB.1

Area Median Income In Eielson AFB

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 Eielson AFB, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairbanks North Star Borough.

In Eielson AFB, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,400

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 Eielson AFB

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 Eielson AFB HUD Rental Assistance in Eielson AFB

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,400 $22,200 $26,660 $32,190 $37,720 $43,250 $48,780 $54,310
50% of Median $32,350 $37,000 $41,600 $46,200 $49,900 $53,600 $57,300 $61,000
80% of Median $51,750 $59,150 $66,550 $73,900 $79,850 $85,750 $91,650 $97,550