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Vista Rose

1250 N. Lucille Street
Wasilla, Alaska
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1-2 BR
Family & Senior

Chinook Villa Apartments

1200 S Century Cir
Wasilla, Alaska
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1 BR

Willow House

1301 Century Circle
Wasilla, Alaska
1-2 BR
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome

Aspen Pines

413 E. Aspen Ave.
Wasilla, Alaska
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1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Wasilla Area Seniors : Alder View

1301 S Century Cir
Wasilla, Alaska


1201 S Century Cir
Wasilla, Alaska

Raven Tree Court

1354 S Century Cir
Wasilla, Alaska

Yenlo Square

402 N Yenlo St
Wasilla, Alaska

Birches II

240 E Kalli Cir
Wasilla, Alaska

Eagles Nest Senior Housing

110 E Frank Smith Way
Wasilla, Alaska

There are 458 low-income apartments in Wasilla that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 65 low-income homes in Wasilla where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $570 towards rent each month.

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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 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.

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 Wasilla.

Wasilla, Alaska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wasilla, Alaska

Wasilla features 65 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 458 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 $1,048 and $1,280.

2023 Wasilla, 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
Wasilla, Alaska Fair Market Rent $830 $884 $1,164 $1,654 $1,983
Wasilla, Alaska Payment Standard Range $747 to $913 $796 to $972 $1,048 to $1,280 $1,489 to $1,819 $1,785 to $2,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wasilla, AK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 523
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 65
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.91
Median Household Income $61,541 ±$4,464
Median Rent $1,008 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.96% ± 7.65pp
Total Population 8,676

Population and Household Demographics

Wasilla is a city in Matanuska Susitna Borough, Alaska with a population of 8,676. There are 2,946 households in the city with an average household size of 2.91 persons. 44.64% of households in Wasilla are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wasilla

The median gross income for households in Wasilla is $61,541 a year, or $5,128 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,008 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wasilla, a household making less than $3,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Wasilla.

Area Median Income In Wasilla

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 Wasilla, the AMI is calculated from all households within Matanuska Susitna Borough.

In Wasilla, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,100

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 Wasilla

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 Wasilla

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wasilla AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,640 $31,070 $37,500 $43,930 $50,360 $56,790 $63,220
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wasilla AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,150 $40,200 $45,200 $50,200 $54,250 $58,250 $62,250 $66,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wasilla AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,250 $64,250 $72,300 $80,300 $86,750 $93,150 $99,600 $106,000