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Affordable Housing In Clay County
Florida

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clay County

Middletowne Apartments

1809 DeBarry Ave
Orange Park, Florida
$639-854
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Ramblewood Apartments

801 Ferris St
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Subsidized

Pinewood

1000 Pinewood Court
Green Cove Spring, Florida

Madison Commons

2285 County Road 220
Middleburg, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Briarwood Apartments II

3793 County Road 218
Middleburg, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Holly Cove Apartments

1745 Wells Rd
Orange Park, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Hunters Run

1535 Blanding Blvd
Middleburg, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Briarwood I of Middleburg

3843 County Road 218
Middleburg, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Middleburg Bluffs

2425 Iris St
Middleburg, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Clay Springs Apartments

1501 Joey Dr
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Clay County

Housing Authority Programs
Flagler County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Mainstream Voucher; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clay County, Florida

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,178 affordable apartments for rent in Clay County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Clay County, Florida

Clay County features 262 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 Clay County, Florida

There are 916 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clay County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clay County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clay County landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Clay County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clay County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $953 and $1,165.

2020 Clay 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 $700 $872 $1,059 $1,391 $1,777
Payment Standard Range $630 to $770 $785 to $959 $953 to $1,165 $1,252 to $1,530 $1,599 to $1,955

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clay County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,178
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 262
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $58,290 ±$2,010
Median Rent $1,014 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.62% ± 3.64pp
Total Population 197,417

Population and Household Demographics

Clay County is a county in Florida with a population of 197,417. There are 69,053 households in the county with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 25.24% of households in Clay County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clay County

The median gross income for households in Clay County is $58,290 a year, or $4,858 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,014 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clay County, a household making less than $3,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Clay County.

Area Median Income In Clay 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 Clay County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,000

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 Clay 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 Clay County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,500 $40,500 $43,500 $46,500 $49,500
80% of Median $42,000 $48,000 $54,000 $60,000 $64,800 $69,600 $74,400 $79,200

Cities In Clay County

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City Served By
Asbury Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Asbury Lake is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Bellair Meadowbrook Terrace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellair Meadowbrook Terrace is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Fleming Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fleming Island is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Green Cove Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Cove Spring is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Green Cove Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Cove Springs is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Keystone Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keystone Heights is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Lakeside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeside is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Middleburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middleburg is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Oakleaf Plantation The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakleaf Plantation is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Orange Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orange Park is the Flagler County Housing Authority.
Penney Farms The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penney Farms is the Flagler County Housing Authority.