Affordable Housing In Deerfield Beach
Broward County, Florida

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deerfield Beach

Palms of Deerfield Beach Townhomes

411 NW 1st Ter
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Income Based
2-3 BR

Palms of Deerfield Apartments

425 NW 1st Ter
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Subsidized
62+

Praxis at Deerfield Beach

1450 FAU Research Park Blvd
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

STANLEY TERRACE APARTMENTS

412 SW SECOND ST
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Highland Gardens II

335 NE 48th St
Deerfield Beach, Florida
55+

Highland Gardens

331 NE 48th St
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Subsidized

Bnai Brith Apartments

299 SW 3rd Ave
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Deerfield Beach, 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 Deerfield Beach, Florida

Housing Authority Programs
Broward County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Deerfield Beach Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deerfield Beach, Florida

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 776 affordable apartments for rent in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Deerfield Beach, Florida

Deerfield Beach features 396 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 Deerfield Beach, Florida

There are 380 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deerfield Beach.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deerfield Beach, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Deerfield Beach, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,400 and $1,712.

2022 Deerfield Beach, 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
Deerfield Beach, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,127 $1,240 $1,556 $2,207 $2,663
Deerfield Beach, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,014 to $1,240 $1,116 to $1,364 $1,400 to $1,712 $1,986 to $2,428 $2,397 to $2,929

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Deerfield Beach, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 776
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 396
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $40,626 ±$1,442
Median Rent $1,147 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56% ± 4.5pp
Total Population 78,227

Population and Household Demographics

Deerfield Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida with a population of 78,227. There are 31,915 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 37.47% of households in Deerfield Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deerfield Beach

The median gross income for households in Deerfield Beach is $40,626 a year, or $3,386 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,147 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deerfield Beach, a household making less than $3,823 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56% of households who rent are overburdened in Deerfield Beach.

Area Median Income In Deerfield Beach

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 Deerfield Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within Broward County.

In Deerfield Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,100

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 Deerfield Beach

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 Deerfield Beach

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Deerfield Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,050 $21,800 $24,500 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Deerfield Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,750 $36,300 $40,850 $45,350 $49,000 $52,650 $56,250 $59,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Deerfield Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,800 $58,050 $65,300 $72,550 $78,400 $84,200 $90,000 $95,800