Affordable Housing In Citrus County
20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Citrus County
Housing Authorities that serve Citrus County
|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|
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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|Beverly Hills||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beverly Hills is the Citrus County Housing Services.|
|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.|
|Inverness||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inverness is the Citrus County Housing Services.|
|Inverness Highlands North|
|Inverness Highlands South|