Affordable Housing In Collier County
35 Low Income Apartment Communities In Collier County
Housing Authorities that serve Collier County
|Collier County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Collier County, Florida
There are 35 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,353 affordable apartments for rent in Collier County, Florida.
Income Based Apartments in Collier County, Florida
Collier County features 696 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 Collier County, Florida
There are 3,442 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Collier County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Collier County, Florida
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Collier County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Collier County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Collier County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,243 and $1,519.
2020 Collier 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||$900||$1,126||$1,381||$1,812||$2,026|
|Payment Standard Range||$810 to $990||$1,013 to $1,239||$1,243 to $1,519||$1,631 to $1,993||$1,823 to $2,229|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Collier County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||35|
|Total Low Income Apartments||4,353|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||696|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.84%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.09|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median Household Income||$57,452 ±$1,354|
|Median Rent||$1,063 ±$19|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||50.88% ± 2.47pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Collier County is a county in Florida with a population of 341,091. There are 129,888 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 27.84% of households in Collier County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Collier County
The median gross income for households in Collier County is $57,452 a year, or $4,788 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,063 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Collier County, a household making less than $3,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Collier County.
Area Median Income In Collier 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 Collier County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300
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 Collier 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 Collier County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$17,300||$19,800||$22,250||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$28,850||$32,950||$37,050||$41,150||$44,450||$47,750||$51,050||$54,350|
|80% of Median||$46,100||$52,700||$59,300||$65,850||$71,150||$76,400||$81,700||$86,950|
Cities In Collier County
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|Immokalee||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Immokalee is the Collier County Housing Authority.|
|Naples||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Naples is the Collier County Housing Authority.|