Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Brevard County, FL

Discover affordable housing in Brevard County where there are 46+ 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.

Clear Pond Estates

811 Crestview Dr, Cocoa, Florida 32922

bed 2-3

Pineda Village

1227 C St, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32922

bed 1-5

Oak Meadows

1605 Flower Mound Ln, Cocoa, Florida 32922

Briarstone Apartments

3034 Lipscomb St, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Heritage Park at Crane Creek

2550 Grant Street, Melbourne, Florida 32901

bed 1-3

Cocoa Sunrise Terrace

828 Stone Street, Cocoa, Florida 32922

bed 1-5

Malabar Cove II

154 Daffodil Dr SW, Palm Bay, Florida 32908

Timber Trace

628 Timber Trace Ln, Titusville, Florida 32780

Royal Palms Senior

911 S Park Avenue, Titusville, Florida 32780

Hammock Harbor

1330 Naples Cir, Rockledge, Florida 32955

Promise in Brevard

4085 Norfolk Pkwy, West Melbourne, Florida 32904

bed 1-4

Trinity Towers East

700 E Strawbridge Ave, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Trinity Towers South

615 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Trinity Towers West

650 E Strawbridge Ave, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Luna Trails

1705 S Deleon Ave, Titusville, Florida 32780

bed 1-3

Ascension Manor

2960 Pineapple Ave, Melbourne, Florida 32935

Emerald Place Apartments

1040 Tree Ln, Titusville, Florida 32780

Cocoa Lakes Apartments

201 Saint Clair Drive, Cocoa, Florida 32922

Arch Creek Run

173 Rachel St, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Wickham Club

2905 Kemblewick Dr, Melbourne, Florida 32935

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Brevard County, 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 Brevard County, Florida
$15.16 (+126%) more than Florida minimum wage and $19.91 (+275%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Brevard County, 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 programs for Brevard County, Florida.

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

How many renters live in Brevard County, Florida?

The County of Brevard County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 23.16 percent of the population living in Brevard County.

What is the rental market like in Brevard County, Florida?

There are an estimated housing units in the Brevard County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Brevard County, Florida, there are 1.17 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Brevard County?

The rental vacancy rate in Brevard County is 12 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 Brevard County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brevard County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,666 12,436 23,358 19,025 3,131
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brevard County

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

How Much Is Rent in Brevard County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,034 to $2,263. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,034
One BR $1,214
Two BR $1,434
Three BR $1,938
Four BR $2,263
2024 Fair Market Rents in Brevard County, Florida

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

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 817 49 percent
One BR 6,464 52 percent
Two BR 13,035 56 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Brevard County, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Brevard County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Brevard County, Florida

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

Income Based Apartments in Brevard County, Florida

Brevard County features 2,779 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 Brevard County, Florida

There are 2,567 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brevard County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brevard County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brevard County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Brevard County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brevard County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,291 and $1,577.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.