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Affordable Housing In Citrus County
Florida

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Citrus County

Candlewood Court

307 Washington Avenue
Inverness, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Nature Walk Apartments

1531 NE 5th Ave
Crystal River, Florida
Call For Rent
3 BR

Heron Woods Apartments

701 White Blvd
Inverness, Florida
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Raintree Apartments I

201 E Hill St
Inverness, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Knollwood Townhomes

1719 Druid Road
Inverness, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

River Reach Apartments

2151 N River Reach Cir
Crystal River, Florida
Subsidized

Floral Oaks Apartments

8092 S Floral Oaks Cir
Floral City, Florida
Subsidized

Key Light Homes

307 Emery St
Inverness, Florida
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Key Vista Apartments

222 Pleasant Grove Rd
Inverness, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Key Manor Apartments

408 Zephyr St
Inverness, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Citrus County

Housing Authority Programs
Citrus County Housing Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Citrus County, Florida

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,230 affordable apartments for rent in Citrus County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Citrus County, Florida

Citrus County features 909 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 Citrus County, Florida

There are 321 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Citrus County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Citrus County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Citrus County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Citrus County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Citrus County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $769 and $939.

2020 Citrus 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
Fair Market Rent $644 $648 $854 $1,218 $1,499
Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $583 to $713 $769 to $939 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,349 to $1,649

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Citrus County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,230
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 909
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $38,312 ±$1,593
Median Rent $767 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.34% ± 4.83pp
Total Population 139,654

Population and Household Demographics

Citrus County is a county in Florida with a population of 139,654. There are 61,012 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 18.81% of households in Citrus County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Citrus County

The median gross income for households in Citrus County is $38,312 a year, or $3,193 a month. The median rent for the county is $767 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Citrus County, a household making less than $2,557 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Citrus County.

Area Median Income In Citrus 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 Citrus County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,900

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 Citrus 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 Citrus County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,200 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
50% of Median $19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $27,950 $30,200 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
80% of Median $31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050

Cities In Citrus County

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City Served By
Beverly Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beverly Hills is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Black Diamond
Citrus Hills
Citrus Springs
Crystal River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crystal River is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Floral City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Floral City is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Hernando The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hernando is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Homosassa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homosassa is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Homosassa Springs
Inverness The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inverness is the Citrus County Housing Services.
Inverness Highlands North
Inverness Highlands South
Lecanto
Pine Ridge
Sugarmill Woods