Affordable Housing In Haines Borough

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Haines Borough

Dusty Trails Apartments

270 2nd Ave S
Haines, Alaska

St Lucys Senior Living

3rd And Union
Haines, Alaska
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Haines Borough, Alaska

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 37 affordable apartments for rent in Haines Borough, Alaska.

Income Based Apartments in Haines Borough, Alaska

Haines Borough features 37 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 Haines Borough, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Haines Borough, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Haines Borough, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $948 and $1,158.

2022 Haines Borough, 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
Haines Borough, Alaska Fair Market Rent $732 $800 $1,053 $1,302 $1,579
Haines Borough, Alaska Payment Standard Range $659 to $805 $720 to $880 $948 to $1,158 $1,172 to $1,432 $1,421 to $1,737

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Haines Borough, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 37
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 37
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $58,750 ±$18,270
Median Rent $868 ±$141
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.2% ± 10.57pp
Total Population 2,560

Population and Household Demographics

Haines Borough is a county in Alaska with a population of 2,560. There are 1,176 households in the county with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 30.95% of households in Haines Borough are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Haines Borough

The median gross income for households in Haines Borough is $58,750 a year, or $4,896 a month. The median rent for the county is $868 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Haines Borough, a household making less than $2,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Haines Borough.

Area Median Income In Haines Borough

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 Haines Borough, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,000

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 Haines Borough

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 Haines Borough

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Haines Borough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,300 $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 Haines Borough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $45,950 $49,650 $53,350 $57,000 $60,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Haines Borough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,450 $58,800 $66,150 $73,500 $79,400 $85,300 $91,150 $97,050

Cities In Haines Borough

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