Pembroke Tower Apartments

2201 N University Dr
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Studio-1 BR
Rent Assisted

Dixie Court

306 W Dixie Court
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1-3 BR

Hollywood Village

1735 Lincoln St
Hollywood, Florida
1-2 BR

Palms of Deerfield Apartments

425 NW 1st Ter
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Rent Assisted

Sailboat Bend Apartments

425 Southwest 4th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Pinnacle at Peacefield

2314 Adams Street
Hollywood, Florida
1-2 BR

Arbor View

3100 North State Road 7
Margate, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Stirling Apartments

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

Driftwood Terrace Apartments

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

Palms of Deerfield Beach Townhomes

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

There are 12,814 low-income apartments in Broward County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Broward County, Florida can range from $745 to $1,148 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 4,331 low-income homes in Broward County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $407 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 31st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Broward 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
Broward County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Broward County.

Broward County, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Broward County, Florida

Broward County features 4,331 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 12,814 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 $1,662 and $2,032.

2023 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
Broward County, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,366 $1,478 $1,847 $2,582 $3,146
Broward County, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,229 to $1,503 $1,330 to $1,626 $1,662 to $2,032 $2,324 to $2,840 $2,831 to $3,461

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Broward County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 123
Total Low Income Apartments 17,759
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,331
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 $88,500

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Broward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,200 $23,050 $25,950 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Broward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,600 $38,400 $43,200 $48,000 $51,850 $55,700 $59,550 $63,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Broward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,800 $61,450 $69,150 $76,800 $82,950 $89,100 $95,250 $101,400