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King Salmon, Alaska
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There are 16 low-income apartments in King Salmon that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in King Salmon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

King Salmon, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in King Salmon, Alaska

King Salmon 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 King Salmon, Alaska

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in King Salmon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in King Salmon, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in King Salmon, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $987 and $1,207.

2023 King Salmon, 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
King Salmon, Alaska Fair Market Rent $769 $833 $1,097 $1,559 $1,665
King Salmon, Alaska Payment Standard Range $692 to $846 $750 to $916 $987 to $1,207 $1,403 to $1,715 $1,499 to $1,832

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

King Salmon, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 65.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $81,563 ±$14,615
Median Rent $1,239 ±$164
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.75% ± 18.89pp
Total Population 340

Population and Household Demographics

King Salmon is a city in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska with a population of 340. There are 123 households in the city with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 65.04% of households in King Salmon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in King Salmon

The median gross income for households in King Salmon is $81,563 a year, or $6,797 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,239 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In King Salmon, a household making less than $4,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.75% of households who rent are overburdened in King Salmon.

Area Median Income In King Salmon

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 King Salmon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bristol Bay Borough.

In King Salmon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,700

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 King Salmon

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 King Salmon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the King Salmon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,850 $24,950 $31,070 $37,500 $43,930 $50,360 $56,790 $63,220
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the King Salmon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the King Salmon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$58,150 $66,450 $74,750 $83,050 $89,700 $96,350 $103,000 $109,650