Affordable Housing In Duval County
138 Low Income Apartment Communities In Duval County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Duval County, Florida
There are 138 low income housing apartment communities offering 20,185 affordable apartments for rent in Duval County, Florida.
Income Based Apartments in Duval County, Florida
Duval County features 11,188 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 Duval County, Florida
There are 8,997 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Duval County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Duval County, Florida
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Duval County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Duval County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Duval County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,002 and $1,224.
2021 Duval 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|
|Duval County, Florida Fair Market Rent||$746||$921||$1,113||$1,455||$1,852|
|Duval County, Florida Payment Standard Range||$671 to $821||$829 to $1,013||$1,002 to $1,224||$1,310 to $1,601||$1,667 to $2,037|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Duval County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||138|
|Total Low Income Apartments||20,185|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||11,188|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||40.8%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.48|
|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.
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 $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 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Duval County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Duval County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Duval County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Duval County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.