Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Gilchrist County, FL

Discover affordable housing in Gilchrist County where there are 4+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Suwannee River Villas

17536 NW 90th Court, Fanning Springs, Florida 32693

bed 2
payment $815-825/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Trenton Place Apartments

718 NE 7th Place, Trenton, Florida 32693

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based

1032 NE 2nd Ave

1032 NE 2nd Ave, Trenton, Florida 32693

Suwannee River Villas

901 Suwannee River Dr, Trenton, Florida 0

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Gilchrist County, Florida

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Gilchrist County, Florida
$26.46/hour
$14.46 (+120%) more than Florida minimum wage and $19.21 (+265%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Gilchrist County, Florida?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Gilchrist County, Florida.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Gilchrist County, Florida.

Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gilchrist County.

How many renters live in Gilchrist County, Florida?

The County of Gilchrist County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 16.07 percent of the population living in Gilchrist County.

What is the rental market like in Gilchrist County, Florida?

There are an estimated housing units in the Gilchrist County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Gilchrist County, Florida, there are 1.02 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Gilchrist County?

The rental vacancy rate in Gilchrist County is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Gilchrist County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gilchrist County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
74 171 340 559 38
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gilchrist County

A large number of apartments in Gilchrist County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Gilchrist County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,053 to $1,861. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,053
One BR $1,162
Two BR $1,397
Three BR $1,832
Four BR $1,861
2024 Fair Market Rents in Gilchrist County, Florida

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Gilchrist County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 41 55 percent
One BR 154 90 percent
Two BR 286 84 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Gilchrist County, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Gilchrist County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Gilchrist County, Florida including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Gilchrist County, Florida

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Gilchrist County, Florida

Gilchrist County features 70 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 24 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 $1,257 and $1,537.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.