Affordable Housing In Chipley
Washington County, Florida

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chipley

Sherwood Apartments

1413 Brickyard Rd
Chipley, Florida
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Foxmeadow Apartments

844 Glenwood Avenue
Chipley, Florida

Summerbrook Apartments

853 Orange Hill Rd
Chipley, Florida

Lacey Mcduffie Homes

1387 Carmichael Dr
Chipley, Florida
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Chipley, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chipley, Florida

Housing Authority Programs
Chipley Housing Authority Public Housing
Tri-County Community Council Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chipley, Florida

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 146 affordable apartments for rent in Chipley, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Chipley, Florida

Chipley features 146 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 Chipley, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chipley, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chipley landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Chipley.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chipley, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Chipley, 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
Chipley, Florida Fair Market Rent $572 $575 $757 $1,062 $1,296
Chipley, Florida Payment Standard Range $515 to $629 $518 to $633 $681 to $833 $956 to $1,168 $1,166 to $1,426

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chipley, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 146
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 146
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $30,907 ±$4,394
Median Rent $541 ±$286
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.95% ± 15.12pp
Total Population 3,564

Population and Household Demographics

Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida with a population of 3,564. There are 1,250 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 44.32% of households in Chipley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chipley

The median gross income for households in Chipley is $30,907 a year, or $2,576 a month. The median rent for the city is $541 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chipley, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Chipley.

Area Median Income In Chipley

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 Chipley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Chipley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,300

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 Chipley

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 Chipley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chipley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chipley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chipley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,000 $38,850 $43,700 $48,550 $52,450 $56,350 $60,250 $64,100