Affordable Housing In Harding Birch Lakes
Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harding Birch Lakes, Alaska

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

Income Based Apartments in Harding Birch Lakes, Alaska

Harding Birch Lakes 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 Harding Birch Lakes, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harding Birch Lakes, Alaska

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

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

2020 Harding Birch Lakes, 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.

Harding Birch Lakes, 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 28.77%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 1.95
Median Household Income $51,042 ±$16,675
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.33% ± 82.78pp
Total Population 142

Population and Household Demographics

Harding Birch Lakes is a City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska with a population of 142. There are 73 households in the city with an average household size of 1.95 persons. 28.77% of households in Harding Birch Lakes are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harding Birch Lakes

The median gross income for households in Harding Birch Lakes is $51,042 a year, or $4,254 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harding Birch Lakes, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Harding Birch Lakes.1

Area Median Income In Harding Birch Lakes

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 Harding Birch Lakes, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairbanks North Star Borough.

In Harding Birch Lakes, 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 Harding Birch Lakes

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 Harding Birch Lakes HUD Rental Assistance in Harding Birch Lakes

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