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Affordable Housing In Broward County
Florida

113 Low Income Apartment Communities In Broward County

Arbor View

3100 North State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pembroke Tower Apartments

2201 N University Dr
Pembroke Pines, Florida
$918-1,027
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Driftwood Terrace Apartments

3146 NW 19th St
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Stirling Apartments

7350 Stirling Rd
Davie, Florida
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Mount Olive Gardens Apartments

1601 NW 6th Ct
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
$862-1,148
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Palms of Deerfield Beach Townhomes

411 NW 1st Ter
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Driftwood Terrace

7300 Davie Road Ext
Hollywood, Florida
Income Based
1 BR

Colonial Park

1300 Banks Road
Margate, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Meridian

2900 North 26th Avenue
Hollywood, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Palms of Deerfield Apartments

425 Northwest 1st Terrace
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Broward County

Housing Authority Programs
Broward County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Broward County, Florida

There are 113 low income housing apartment communities offering 15,756 affordable apartments for rent in Broward County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Broward County, Florida

Broward County features 4,333 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 Broward County, Florida

There are 11,127 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Broward County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Broward County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Broward County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Broward County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Broward County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,375 and $1,681.

2020 Broward 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
Fair Market Rent $1,035 $1,208 $1,528 $2,204 $2,683
Payment Standard Range $932 to $1,139 $1,087 to $1,329 $1,375 to $1,681 $1,984 to $2,424 $2,415 to $2,951

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Broward County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 113
Total Low Income Apartments 15,756
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,333
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $51,968 ±$429
Median Rent $1,191 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.8% ± 1.05pp
Total Population 1,843,152

Population and Household Demographics

Broward County is a county in Florida with a population of 1,843,152. There are 670,284 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 36.49% of households in Broward County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Broward County

The median gross income for households in Broward County is $51,968 a year, or $4,331 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,191 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Broward County, a household making less than $3,970 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Broward County.

Area Median Income In Broward 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 Broward County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,800

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 Broward 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 Broward County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,750 $21,400 $24,100 $26,750 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $31,200 $35,650 $40,100 $44,550 $48,150 $51,700 $55,250 $58,850
80% of Median $49,950 $57,050 $64,200 $71,300 $77,050 $82,750 $88,450 $94,150

Cities In Broward County

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City Served By
Boulevard Gardens
Broadview Park
Coconut Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coconut Creek is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Cooper City
Coral Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coral Springs is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Dania Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dania Beach are the Broward County Housing Authority and Dania Beach Housing Authority.
Davie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Davie is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Deerfield Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deerfield Beach are the Broward County Housing Authority and Deerfield Beach Housing Authority.
Fort Lauderdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Lauderdale are the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Housing Authority.
Franklin Park
Hallandale Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hallandale Beach is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Hillsboro Beach
Hillsboro Pines
Hollywood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hollywood are the Broward County Housing Authority and Hollywood Housing Authority.
Lauderdale by the Sea
Lauderdale Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lauderdale Lakes is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Lauderhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lauderhill is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Lazy Lake
Lighthouse Point
Margate The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Margate is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Miramar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miramar is the Broward County Housing Authority.
North Lauderdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Lauderdale is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Oakland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland Park is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Parkland
Pembroke Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pembroke Park is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Pembroke Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pembroke Pines is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Plantation
Pompano Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pompano Beach are the Housing Authority of Pompano Beach and Broward County Housing Authority.
Roosevelt Gardens
Sea Ranch Lakes
Southwest Ranches
Sunrise The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunrise is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Tamarac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tamarac is the Broward County Housing Authority.
Washington Park
West Park
Weston
Wilton Manors