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Affordable Housing In Nunam Iqua
Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nunam Iqua, Alaska

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Nunam Iqua, Alaska.

Income Based Apartments in Nunam Iqua, Alaska

Nunam Iqua 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 Nunam Iqua, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nunam Iqua, Alaska

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nunam Iqua, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 3.23
Median Household Income $41,250 ±$14,602
Median Rent $650 ±$187
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.71% ± 96.58pp
Total Population 129

Population and Household Demographics

Nunam Iqua is a city in Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska with a population of 129. There are 40 households in the city with an average household size of 3.23 persons. 35% of households in Nunam Iqua are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nunam Iqua

The median gross income for households in Nunam Iqua is $41,250 a year, or $3,438 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nunam Iqua, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Nunam Iqua.

Area Median Income In Nunam Iqua

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 Nunam Iqua, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wade Hampton Census Area.

In Nunam Iqua, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $0

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 Nunam Iqua

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.