Affordable Housing In Brevard County
Florida

Affordable Housing programs support 2,791 income based apartments in Brevard County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 2,417 affordable apartments in Brevard County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Brevard County, Florida

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Brevard County. Go to the Florida Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Brevard County.

Promise in Brevard

4085 Norfolk Pkwy
West Melbourne, Florida
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accessible

Pineda Village

1227 C St
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Affordable

Luna Trails

1705 S Deleon Ave
Titusville, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Clear Pond Estates

811 Crestview Dr
Cocoa, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Shull Manor Apartments

713 E University Blvd
Melbourne, Florida
Call For Rent
2 BR
Rent Assisted

Trinity Towers East

700 E Strawbridge Ave
Melbourne, Florida
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Trinity Towers West

650 E Strawbridge Ave
Melbourne, Florida
Rent Assisted

Arch Creek Run

173 Rachel St
Melbourne, Florida
Rent Assisted

Ascension Manor

2960 Pineapple Ave
Melbourne, Florida
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Southlake Towers

5501 Pinewood Dr NE
Palm Bay, Florida
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Brevard County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Brevard County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Cocoa, FL Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Cocoa.
Affordable Housing In Cocoa Beach, FL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Cocoa Beach.
Affordable Housing In Indian Harbour Beach, FL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Indian Harbour Beach.
Affordable Housing In Melbourne, FL Affordable Housing programs support 16 apartment communities in Melbourne.
Affordable Housing In Merritt Island, FL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Merritt Island.
Affordable Housing In Palm Bay, FL Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Palm Bay.
Affordable Housing In Rockledge, FL Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Rockledge.
Affordable Housing In Titusville, FL Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Titusville.
Affordable Housing In West Melbourne, FL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in West Melbourne.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Brevard County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Brevard County.

Brevard County, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Brevard County, Florida

Brevard County features 2,791 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 2,417 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 $1,238 and $1,513.

2023 Brevard County, Florida 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
Brevard County, Florida Fair Market Rent $962 $1,143 $1,375 $1,834 $2,183
Brevard County, Florida Payment Standard Range $866 to $1,058 $1,029 to $1,257 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,651 to $2,017 $1,965 to $2,401

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Brevard County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 45
Total Low Income Apartments 5,208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,791
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $48,925 ±$739
Median Rent $909 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.78% ± 1.67pp
Total Population 553,591

Population and Household Demographics

Brevard County is a county in Florida with a population of 553,591. There are 222,791 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 28.34% of households in Brevard County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brevard County

The median gross income for households in Brevard County is $48,925 a year, or $4,077 a month. The median rent for the county is $909 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brevard County, a household making less than $3,030 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Brevard County.

Area Median Income In Brevard County

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 Brevard County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Brevard County

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 Brevard County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brevard County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,050 $19,500 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brevard County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,450 $32,500 $36,550 $40,600 $43,850 $47,100 $50,350 $53,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brevard County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,500 $52,000 $58,500 $64,950 $70,150 $75,350 $80,550 $85,750