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Affordable Housing In Gilchrist County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gilchrist County

Suwannee River Villas

17536 NW 90th Court
Fanning Springs, Florida
2 BR

Trenton Place Apartments

718 NE 7th Place
Trenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

1032 NE 2nd Ave

1032 NE 2nd Ave
Trenton, Florida

Suwannee River Villas

901 Suwannee River Dr
Trenton, Florida
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Gilchrist County

Housing Authority Programs
Gilchrist County Housing Authority Public Housing
North Central Florida Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gilchrist County, Florida

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 94 affordable apartments for rent in Gilchrist County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Gilchrist County, Florida

Gilchrist County features 46 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 Gilchrist County, Florida

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gilchrist County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gilchrist County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gilchrist County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Gilchrist County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gilchrist County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $874 and $1,068.

2020 Gilchrist 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 $721 $795 $971 $1,267 $1,315
Payment Standard Range $649 to $793 $716 to $875 $874 to $1,068 $1,140 to $1,394 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gilchrist County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 94
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 46
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.88
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $40,623 ±$2,651
Median Rent $658 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.25% ± 11.06pp
Total Population 16,992

Population and Household Demographics

Gilchrist County is a county in Florida with a population of 16,992. There are 6,187 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 19.09% of households in Gilchrist County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gilchrist County

The median gross income for households in Gilchrist County is $40,623 a year, or $3,385 a month. The median rent for the county is $658 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gilchrist County, a household making less than $2,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Gilchrist County.

Area Median Income In Gilchrist 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 Gilchrist County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 Gilchrist 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 Gilchrist County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
80% of Median $39,100 $44,700 $50,300 $55,850 $60,350 $64,800 $69,300 $73,750

Cities In Gilchrist County

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City Served By
Bell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bell is the North Central Florida Housing Authority.
Fanning Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fanning Springs are the Gilchrist County Housing Authority and North Central Florida Housing Authority.
Spring Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Ridge is the North Central Florida Housing Authority.
Trenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trenton are the Gilchrist County Housing Authority and North Central Florida Housing Authority.