Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Wasilla, AK

Discover affordable housing in Wasilla where there are 22+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Chinook Villa Apartments

1200 S Century Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 1

Willow House

1301 Century Circle, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 1-2
payment $750-1150/mo.

Fireweed Housing Development

1075 S Check St, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Deneki House

222 E Danna Ave, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Vista Rose

1250 N. Lucille Street, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 1-2

4600 W Overby St

4600 W Overby St, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 2
payment $900/mo.

1735 N Nina Cir

1735 N Nina Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 2
payment $900/mo.

1551 Lucus Rd

1551 Lucus Rd, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 3
payment $1100/mo.

5865 E Bogard Rd Unit 1

5865 E Bogard Rd Unit 1, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 2
payment $1250/mo.

Knik Manor

1351 S Century Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

The Birches

251 E Kalli Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Ridgecrest

199 E Kalli Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Aspen Pines

413 E. Aspen Ave., Wasilla, Alaska 99654

bed 1-4

Wasilla Area Seniors : Alder View

1301 S Century Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Wasilla

1201 S Century Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Birches II

240 E Kalli Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Forest Hills Phase II

1011 N Lucille St, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Forest Hill

1001 N Lucille St, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Susitna Place Apartments

1310 S Century Cir, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Yenlo Square

402 N Yenlo St, Wasilla, Alaska 99654

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Wasilla, Alaska

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Wasilla, Alaska
$24.24/hour
$12.51 (+107%) more than Alaska minimum wage and $16.99 (+234%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Wasilla, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work, Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) programs for Wasilla, Alaska.
Operates the Public Housing, Moving to Work programs for Wasilla, Alaska.

Go to the Alaska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Wasilla.

How many renters live in Wasilla, Alaska?

The City of Wasilla has 9,267 people living in 4,066 households.

There are 3,595 renters living in 1,882 renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.79 percent of the population living in Wasilla.

What is the rental market like in Wasilla, Alaska?

There are an estimated 4,352 housing units in the Wasilla area. Of these, 1,971 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Wasilla, Alaska, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Wasilla?

The rental vacancy rate in Wasilla is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Wasilla for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wasilla
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
98 525 705 486 46
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wasilla

A large number of apartments in Wasilla have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Wasilla are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Wasilla

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $919 to $2,172. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $919
One BR $974
Two BR $1,280
Three BR $1,804
Four BR $2,172
2024 Fair Market Rents in Wasilla, Alaska

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Wasilla?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 67 68 percent
One BR 372 71 percent
Two BR 401 57 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Wasilla, Alaska

How many affordable rental units are in Wasilla?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Wasilla, Alaska including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 392
Public Housing 32
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 28
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Wasilla, Alaska

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Wasilla, Alaska

Wasilla features 97 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 Wasilla, Alaska

There are 424 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wasilla.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wasilla, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wasilla, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,152 and $1,408.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.