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Affordable Housing In Duval County
Florida

137 Low Income Apartment Communities In Duval County

Philips Pointe Apartments

3465 Philips Hwy
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Cathedral Towers

601 N Newnan St
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accepts Vouchers

The Oaks at St Johns

210 Nettle Ln
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
$242-958
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cathedral Court

201 E Ashley St
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cathedral Townhouse

501 N Ocean St
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cathedral Terrace

701 N Ocean St
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
62+

Deer Meadow

8859 Old Kings Rd S
Jacksonville, Florida
$865-1,115
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Baldwin Groves Apartments

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

Normandy Apartments

8441 Helen Ter
Jacksonville, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Moncrief Village

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Duval County, Florida

There are 137 low income housing apartment communities offering 20,023 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 8,835 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 $953 and $1,165.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $700 $872 $1,059 $1,391 $1,777
Payment Standard Range $630 to $770 $785 to $959 $953 to $1,165 $1,252 to $1,530 $1,599 to $1,955

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Duval County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 137
Total Low Income Apartments 20,023
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
Total Population 890,673

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,500 $40,500 $43,500 $46,500 $49,500
80% of Median $42,000 $48,000 $54,000 $60,000 $64,800 $69,600 $74,400 $79,200

Cities In Duval County

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City Served By
Atlantic Beach
Baldwin
Jacksonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonville is the Jacksonville Housing Authority.
Jacksonville Beach
Neptune Beach