Cheap Apartments In Duval County
Florida

Low Income Apartments In Duval County

The Oaks at St Johns

210 Nettle Ln
Jacksonville Beach, FL
$242-958
1-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Deer Meadow

8859 Old Kings Rd S
Jacksonville, FL
$865-1,115
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Baldwin Groves Apartments

510 Duval Circle
Baldwin, FL
$565-710
1-2 BR

Moncrief Village

1650 Moncrief Vlg N
Jacksonville, FL
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lenox Court

5710 Lenox Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
1-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Eureka Gardens Apartments

1214 Labelle St
Jacksonville, FL
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Christine Cove

3730 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Market Street Apartments

1205 N Market St
Jacksonville, FL
Income Based
Studio-3 BR
Subsidized

Washington Heights

4229 Moncrief Rd W
Jacksonville, FL
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Southside Apartments

2301 Westmont St
Jacksonville, FL
Income Based
2 BR
Subsidized

There are 133 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 19,831 affordable apartments for rent in Duval County, Florida. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 11,623 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 6,479 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Duval County. There are 10,236 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Understanding Affordable Housing in Duval County, Florida

Duval County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 133
Total Low Income Apartments 19,831
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 11,623
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Total Population 890,673
Housing Units 337,900
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $47,690 ±$759
Median Rent $943 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.04% ± 1.35pp

Population and Household Demographics

Duval County is a County in Florida with a population of 890,673. There are 337,900 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 40.8% of households in Duval County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Duval County

The median gross income for households in Duval County is $47,690 a year, or $3,974 a month. The median rent for the county is $943 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Duval County, a household making less than $3,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Duval County.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 1.35 percentage points.

Area Median Income In Duval 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 Duval County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,900

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 Duval 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 Duval County HUD Rental Assistance in Duval County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $16,800 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $42,380
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

You can identify apartment communities that participate in a program that provides rental assistance by looking for the tags in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Duval County

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

From 1990 to 2011, 51 low income apartment communities containing 9,861 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Duval County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Duval County by looking for the tag in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

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 Duval County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
60% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $41,940 $45,300 $48,660 $52,020 $55,380

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 Duval County is $37,800 a year, or $3,150 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,150 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $945 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% $613 $656 $788 $909 $1,014 $1,119
60% $735 $788 $945 $1,091 $1,217 $1,343
Fair Market Rents in Duval County

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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$632 $798 $973 $1,280 $1,647

Cities In Duval County

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City Listings Served By
Jacksonville 126 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonville is the Jacksonville Housing Authority.
Baldwin 2
Jacksonville Beach 4
Atlantic Beach 1
Jacksonvill 0
Neptune Beach 0