Affordable Housing In Charlotte County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Charlotte County
Housing Authorities that serve Charlotte County
|Punta Gorda Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Charlotte County, Florida
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,890 affordable apartments for rent in Charlotte County, Florida.
Income Based Apartments in Charlotte County, Florida
Charlotte County features 346 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 Charlotte County, Florida
There are 1,544 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Charlotte County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Charlotte County, Florida
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Charlotte County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Charlotte County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Charlotte County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.
2021 Charlotte 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|
|Charlotte County, Florida Fair Market Rent||$799||$866||$1,067||$1,506||$1,847|
|Charlotte County, Florida Payment Standard Range||$719 to $879||$779 to $953||$960 to $1,174||$1,355 to $1,657||$1,662 to $2,032|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Charlotte County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,890|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||346|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.04%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.51|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Median Household Income||$44,244 ±$1,207|
|Median Rent||$886 ±$27|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.97% ± 2.9pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Charlotte County is a county in Florida with a population of 165,783. There are 71,856 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 22.04% of households in Charlotte County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Charlotte County
The median gross income for households in Charlotte County is $44,244 a year, or $3,687 a month. The median rent for the county is $886 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Charlotte County, a household making less than $2,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Charlotte County.
Area Median Income In Charlotte 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 Charlotte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,700
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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Charlotte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Charlotte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Charlotte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Charlotte County
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|Charlotte Harbor||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charlotte Harbor is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Charlotte Park||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charlotte Park is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Cleveland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleveland is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Englewood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Englewood is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Grove City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove City is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Harbour Heights||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harbour Heights is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Manasota Key||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manasota Key is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Port Charlotte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Charlotte is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Punta Gorda||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Punta Gorda is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Rotonda||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rotonda is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|
|Solana||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Solana is the Punta Gorda Housing Authority.|