Affordable Housing In Nome Census Area
2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nome Census Area
Guide To Affordable Housing in Nome Census Area, Alaska
There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 39 affordable apartments for rent in Nome Census Area, Alaska.
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 $1,351 and $1,651.
2022 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||$1,190||$1,197||$1,501||$2,028||$2,035|
|Nome Census Area, Alaska Payment Standard Range||$1,071 to $1,309||$1,077 to $1,317||$1,351 to $1,651||$1,825 to $2,231||$1,832 to $2,239|
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|
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 $58,600
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.
|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.
|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.
Cities In Nome Census Area
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|Nome||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nome is the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Public Housing.|