Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Boca Raton, FL

Discover affordable housing in Boca Raton where there are 13+ 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.

480 NW 20th St Unit 203

480 NW 20th St Unit 203, Boca Raton, Florida 33431

bed 1
payment $1500/mo.

470 NW 20th St

470 NW 20th St, Boca Raton, Florida 33431

bed 2
payment $1500/mo.

480 NW 20th St Unit 105

480 NW 20th St Unit 105, Boca Raton, Florida 33431

bed 2
payment $1500/mo.

630 NW 7th Ave

630 NW 7th Ave, Boca Raton, Florida 33486

bed 1
payment $1600/mo.

1149 NW 13th St

1149 NW 13th St, Boca Raton, Florida 33486

bed 3
payment $2800/mo.

470 NW 20th St Unit 115

470 NW 20th St Unit 115, Boca Raton, Florida 33431

bed 1
payment $1750/mo.

9370 SW 8th St Unit 211

9370 SW 8th St Unit 211, Boca Raton, Florida 33428

bed 2
payment $2200/mo.

8732 Bella Vista Dr Unit 42

8732 Bella Vista Dr Unit 42, Boca Raton, Florida 33433

bed 2
payment $2100/mo.

298 Brighton H

298 Brighton H, Boca Raton, Florida 33434

bed 2
payment $1695/mo.

9667 SW 3rd St

9667 SW 3rd St, Boca Raton, Florida 33428

bed 4
payment $3130/mo.

Weinberg House

21100 95th Ave S, Boca Raton, Florida 33428

Shirley H. Gould House

21000 Ruth and Baron Coleman Blvd, Boca Raton, Florida 33428

Dixie Manor

1350 N Dixie Hwy, Boca Raton, Florida 33432

bed 1-4

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Boca Raton, Florida

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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Boca Raton, Florida
$42.16/hour
$30.16 (+251%) more than Florida minimum wage and $34.91 (+482%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Boca Raton, Florida?

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), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), Mainstream Voucher programs for Boca Raton, Florida.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Boca Raton, Florida.

Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Boca Raton.

How many renters live in Boca Raton, Florida?

The City of Boca Raton has 98,997 people living in 40,668 households.

There are 30,736 renters living in 15,052 renter households in this City. Renters make up 31.05 percent of the population living in Boca Raton.

What is the rental market like in Boca Raton, Florida?

There are an estimated 50,080 housing units in the Boca Raton area. Of these, 15,984 units are rental homes, making up 32 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Boca Raton, Florida, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Boca Raton?

The rental vacancy rate in Boca Raton is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Boca Raton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Boca Raton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
702 3,844 6,709 2,636 310
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Boca Raton

A large number of apartments in Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 56 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 31 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 Boca Raton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,573 to $3,556. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,573
One BR $1,851
Two BR $2,226
Three BR $2,942
Four BR $3,556
2024 Fair Market Rents in Boca Raton, Florida

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

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 221 31 percent
One BR 874 23 percent
Two BR 834 12 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Boca Raton, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Boca Raton?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Boca Raton, Florida including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing 95
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Boca Raton, Florida

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

Income Based Apartments in Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Raton features 301 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 Boca Raton, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Boca Raton, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Boca Raton landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Boca Raton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Boca Raton, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,003 and $2,449.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.