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Affordable Housing In Bunnell
Flagler County, Florida

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bunnell

John Mcintosh

PO Box 1290
Bunnell, Florida

Bella Vista Apartments

910 Gunby Blvd
Bunnell, Florida

Gambia Woods Apts

309 Elm St.
Bunnell, Florida
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Housing Authorities that serve Bunnell

Housing Authority Programs
Flagler County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bunnell, Florida

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 213 affordable apartments for rent in Bunnell, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Bunnell, Florida

Bunnell features 213 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 Bunnell, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bunnell, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bunnell landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Bunnell.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bunnell, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,009 and $1,233.

2020 Bunnell, 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 $837 $881 $1,121 $1,500 $1,684
Payment Standard Range $753 to $921 $793 to $969 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,350 to $1,650 $1,516 to $1,852

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bunnell, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 213
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 213
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.27%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $31,316 ±$8,595
Median Rent $706 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.15% ± 17.64pp
Total Population 2,762

Population and Household Demographics

Bunnell is a city in Flagler County, Florida with a population of 2,762. There are 966 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 46.27% of households in Bunnell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bunnell

The median gross income for households in Bunnell is $31,316 a year, or $2,610 a month. The median rent for the city is $706 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bunnell, a household making less than $2,353 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Bunnell.

Area Median Income In Bunnell

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Bunnell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Flagler County.

In Bunnell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Bunnell

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 Bunnell

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,300
50% of Median $23,000 $26,250 $29,550 $32,800 $35,450 $38,050 $40,700 $43,300
80% of Median $36,750 $42,000 $47,250 $52,500 $56,700 $60,900 $65,100 $69,300