Affordable Housing In Nome Census Area
Alaska

Affordable Housing programs support 17 income based apartments in Nome Census Area where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Nome Census Area that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Nome Census Area, Alaska

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Nome Census Area. Go to the Alaska Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Nome Census Area.

Stebbins Demonstration

1234 Main Street
Adak, California
1 BR
Workforce

Munaqsri Senior Apartments

515 Steadman Street
Nome, Alaska
Rent Assisted
62+
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Affordable Housing In Nome Census Area

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Affordable Housing In Nome, AK Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Nome.

Nome Census Area, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Nome Census Area, Alaska

Nome Census Area features 17 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 Nome Census Area, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nome Census Area, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nome Census Area, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,320 and $1,614.

2023 Nome Census Area, 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
Nome Census Area, Alaska Fair Market Rent $1,156 $1,163 $1,467 $2,085 $2,227
Nome Census Area, Alaska Payment Standard Range $1,040 to $1,272 $1,047 to $1,279 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,877 to $2,294 $2,004 to $2,450

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nome Census Area, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 39
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 17
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.62%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 3.26
Median Household Income $48,868 ±$1,988
Median Rent $1,188 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.62% ± 4.2pp
Total Population 9,854

Population and Household Demographics

Nome Census Area is a county in Alaska with a population of 9,854. There are 2,925 households in the county with an average household size of 3.26 persons. 43.62% of households in Nome Census Area are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nome Census Area

The median gross income for households in Nome Census Area is $48,868 a year, or $4,072 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,188 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nome Census Area, a household making less than $3,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Nome Census Area.

Area Median Income In Nome Census Area

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 Nome Census Area, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

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 Nome Census Area

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 Nome Census Area

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Nome Census Area AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,400 $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 Nome Census Area AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,300 $36,900 $41,500 $46,100 $49,800 $53,500 $57,200 $60,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Nome Census Area AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,650 $59,000 $66,400 $73,750 $79,650 $85,550 $91,450 $97,350