. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Kodiak, Alaska - Affordable Housing Online

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Spruce Cape Homes

529 Carroll Way
Kodiak, Alaska
Rent Assisted
1 BR

Fir Terrace Apartments

2610 Mill Bay Rd E-1
Kodiak, Alaska
Rent Assisted
USDA S. 538
S. 515 Rural
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Mill Bay Town Homes

1223 Mill Bay Rd
Kodiak, Alaska
Rent Assisted
1 BR


914 Pillar Mountain Dr
Kodiak, Alaska
Public Housing
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There are 76 low-income apartments in Kodiak that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 100 low-income homes in Kodiak where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $514 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 26th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kodiak, 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; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
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 Kodiak.

Kodiak, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kodiak, Alaska

Kodiak features 100 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 Kodiak, Alaska

There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kodiak.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kodiak, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kodiak, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,472 and $1,800.

2023 Kodiak, 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
Kodiak, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,094 $1,243 $1,636 $2,023 $2,431
Kodiak, Alaska Payment Standard Range $985 to $1,203 $1,119 to $1,367 $1,472 to $1,800 $1,821 to $2,225 $2,188 to $2,674

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kodiak, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $62,934 ±$12,715
Median Rent $862 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.97% ± 10.76pp
Total Population 6,293

Population and Household Demographics

Kodiak is a city in Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska with a population of 6,293. There are 2,001 households in the city with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 42.28% of households in Kodiak are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kodiak

The median gross income for households in Kodiak is $62,934 a year, or $5,245 a month. The median rent for the city is $862 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kodiak, a household making less than $2,873 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Kodiak.

Area Median Income In Kodiak

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 Kodiak, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kodiak Island Borough.

In Kodiak, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $109,400

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 Kodiak

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 Kodiak

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kodiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,000 $26,250 $31,070 $37,500 $43,930 $50,360 $56,790 $63,220
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kodiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kodiak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$61,250 $70,000 $78,750 $87,500 $94,500 $101,500 $108,500 $115,500