Affordable Housing In Yukon Koyukuk Census Area
Alaska

Guide To Affordable Housing in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska.

Income Based Apartments in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

Yukon Koyukuk Census Area 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 Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $898.

2020 Yukon Koyukuk 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
Fair Market Rent $573 $717 $816 $1,177 $1,433
Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $645 to $789 $734 to $898 $1,059 to $1,295 $1,290 to $1,576

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, 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 29.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $38,491 ±$1,654
Median Rent $638 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.45% ± 4.11pp
Total Population 5,644

Population and Household Demographics

Yukon Koyukuk Census Area is a County in Alaska with a population of 5,644. There are 1,982 households in the county with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 29.26% of households in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area

The median gross income for households in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area is $38,491 a year, or $3,208 a month. The median rent for the county is $638 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area.1

Area Median Income In Yukon Koyukuk 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 Yukon Koyukuk Census Area, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,800

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 Yukon Koyukuk 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 Yukon Koyukuk Census Area HUD Rental Assistance in Yukon Koyukuk Census Area

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $21,130 $26,660 $32,190 $37,720 $43,250 $48,780 $54,310
50% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050
80% of Median $46,700 $53,400 $60,050 $66,700 $72,050 $77,400 $82,750 $88,050