Affordable Housing In Juneau
Alaska

Affordable Housing programs support 463 income based apartments in Juneau where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 407 affordable apartments in Juneau that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Juneau, Alaska

There are ten Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists open in Juneau.

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Go to the Alaska Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Juneau.

Trillium Landing

3041 Clinton Dr
Juneau, Alaska
$787-1,196
Studio-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Terraces at Lawson Creek

2574 Vista Drive
Juneau, Alaska
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Channel Terrace Apartments

1717 Douglas Hwy
Juneau, Alaska
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Orca Point Apartments

2201 Crow Hill Dr
Juneau, Alaska
1 BR
Affordable

Sleepy Spruce Apartments

1050 Salmon Creek Ln
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Mckinnon Apartments

236 3rd St
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable

Douglas Terrace Apartments

2460 Douglas Hwy
Juneau, Alaska
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

FORGET ME NOT MANOR

1944 ALLEN CT
Juneau, Alaska
Supportive Housing
Homeless Supportive Housing
Affordable

Smith Hall

8619 Teal St
Juneau, Alaska
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillview Apartments

1801 Douglas Hwy
Juneau, Alaska
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Juneau

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Juneau, Alaska

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing Public Housing; Moving to Work
Go to the Alaska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Juneau.

Juneau, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Juneau, Alaska

Juneau features 463 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 Juneau, Alaska

There are 407 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Juneau.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Juneau, Alaska

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Juneau landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Juneau.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Juneau, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,637 and $2,001.

2023 Juneau, 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
Juneau, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,417 $1,426 $1,819 $2,214 $2,444
Juneau, Alaska Payment Standard Range $1,275 to $1,559 $1,283 to $1,569 $1,637 to $2,001 $1,993 to $2,435 $2,200 to $2,688

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Juneau, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 877
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 463
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $85,746 ±$2,129
Median Rent $1,188 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.97% ± 5.44pp
Total Population 32,531

Population and Household Demographics

Juneau is a city in Alaska with a population of 32,531. There are 12,114 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 36.35% of households in Juneau are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Juneau

The median gross income for households in Juneau is $85,746 a year, or $7,146 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,188 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Juneau, a household making less than $3,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Juneau.

Area Median Income In Juneau

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 Juneau, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000

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 Juneau

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 Juneau

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Juneau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,800 $28,790 $34,690 $40,590 $46,490 $52,390 $58,290
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Juneau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,500 $53,500 $57,450 $61,400 $65,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Juneau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,450 $63,400 $71,300 $79,200 $85,550 $91,900 $98,250 $104,550