Affordable Housing In Deland
Volusia County, Florida

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deland

Hugh Ash Manor

740 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL
Subsidized

College Arms Towers

101 N Amelia Avenue
Deland, FL
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Lexington Club at Spring Arbor

930 N Spring Garden Ave
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome

Country Club Park

917 Country Club Park
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome

Laurel Villas

102 Laurel Villas Cir
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome

Hunters Creek Apartments

934 Hunters Creek Dr
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome

Taylor Place

1575 S Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome

Garfield Place

450 W Euclid Ave
Deland, FL
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Deland

Housing Authority Programs
DeLand Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Volusia County Community Assistance Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deland, Florida

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,368 affordable apartments for rent in Deland, Florida. Deland features 348 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 1,020 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deland.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Deland, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 1,368
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 348
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $39,382 ±$1,945
Median Rent $956 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.57% ± 6.43pp
Total Population 28,524

Population and Household Demographics

Deland is a City in Volusia County, Florida with a population of 28,524. There are 10,093 households in the city with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 46.41% of households in Deland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deland

The median gross income for households in Deland is $39,382 a year, or $3,282 a month. The median rent for the city is $956 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deland, a household making less than $3,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Deland.1

Area Median Income In Deland

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 Deland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Volusia County.

In Deland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,100

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 Deland

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 Deland HUD Rental Assistance in Deland

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,850 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,950 $40,400
50% of Median $21,450 $24,500 $27,550 $30,600 $33,050 $35,500 $37,950 $40,400
80% of Median $34,300 $39,200 $44,100 $48,950 $52,900 $56,800 $60,700 $64,650
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Deland

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2000 to 2011, 5 low income apartment communities containing 998 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Deland by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Deland

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $21,450 $24,500 $27,550 $30,600 $33,050 $35,500 $37,950 $40,400
60% of Median $25,740 $29,400 $33,060 $36,720 $39,660 $42,600 $45,540 $48,480

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Deland is $33,060 a year, or $2,755 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,755 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $827 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $536 $574 $689 $796 $888 $979
60% $644 $689 $827 $955 $1,065 $1,175
Fair Market Rents in Deland

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$750 $900 $1,111 $1,494 $1,690