Affordable Housing In Gilchrist County
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gilchrist County
Housing Authorities that serve Gilchrist County
|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 AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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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|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.|