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Affordable Housing In Charlotte Harbor
Charlotte County, Florida

Housing Authorities that serve Charlotte Harbor

Housing Authority Programs
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 Harbor, Florida

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Charlotte Harbor, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Charlotte Harbor, Florida

Charlotte Harbor features 0 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 Harbor, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Charlotte Harbor, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Charlotte Harbor landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Charlotte Harbor.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Charlotte Harbor, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.

2021 Charlotte Harbor, 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 Harbor, Florida Fair Market Rent $799 $866 $1,067 $1,506 $1,847
Charlotte Harbor, 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 Harbor, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 1.99
Median Household Income $44,613 ±$8,026
Median Rent $785 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.76% ± 11.32pp
Total Population 4,001

Population and Household Demographics

Charlotte Harbor is a city in Charlotte County, Florida with a population of 4,001. There are 1,791 households in the city with an average household size of 1.99 persons. 52.09% of households in Charlotte Harbor are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Charlotte Harbor

The median gross income for households in Charlotte Harbor is $44,613 a year, or $3,718 a month. The median rent for the city is $785 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Charlotte Harbor, a household making less than $2,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Charlotte Harbor.

Area Median Income In Charlotte Harbor

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 Charlotte Harbor, the AMI is calculated from all households within Charlotte County.

In Charlotte Harbor, 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 Harbor

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 Harbor

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Charlotte Harbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,650 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $42,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Charlotte Harbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Charlotte Harbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,300 $41,500 $46,700 $51,850 $56,000 $60,150 $64,300 $68,450