Affordable Housing In Golovin
Nome Census Area, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Golovin, Alaska

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

Income Based Apartments in Golovin, Alaska

Golovin 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 Golovin, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Golovin, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Golovin, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,351 and $1,651.

2022 Golovin, 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
Golovin, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,190 $1,197 $1,501 $2,028 $2,035
Golovin, Alaska Payment Standard Range $1,071 to $1,309 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,351 to $1,651 $1,825 to $2,231 $1,832 to $2,239

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Golovin, 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 43.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $40,000 ±$32,995
Median Rent $850 ±$301
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 10% ± 80.39pp
Total Population 132

Population and Household Demographics

Golovin is a city in Nome Census Area, Alaska with a population of 132. There are 46 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 43.48% of households in Golovin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Golovin

The median gross income for households in Golovin is $40,000 a year, or $3,333 a month. The median rent for the city is $850 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Golovin, a household making less than $2,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 10% of households who rent are overburdened in Golovin.

Area Median Income In Golovin

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 Golovin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nome Census Area.

In Golovin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

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 Golovin

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 Golovin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Golovin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,400 $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 Golovin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,300 $36,900 $41,500 $46,100 $49,800 $53,500 $57,200 $60,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Golovin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,650 $59,000 $66,400 $73,750 $79,650 $85,550 $91,450 $97,350