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Suwannee River Villas

17536 NW 90th Court
Fanning Springs, Florida
S. 515 Rural
2 BR

Trenton Place Apartments

718 NE 7th Place
Trenton, Florida
S. 515 Rural
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1-3 BR

1032 NE 2nd Ave

1032 NE 2nd Ave
Trenton, Florida
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Suwannee River Villas

901 Suwannee River Dr
Trenton, Florida
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There are 48 low-income apartments in Gilchrist County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Gilchrist County, Florida can range from $815 to $825 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 46 low-income homes in Gilchrist County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on February 9th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Gilchrist County Housing Authority Public Housing
North Central Florida Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gilchrist County.

Gilchrist County, Florida Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,021 and $1,247.

2023 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
Gilchrist County, Florida Fair Market Rent $854 $943 $1,134 $1,507 $1,523
Gilchrist County, Florida Payment Standard Range $769 to $939 $849 to $1,037 $1,021 to $1,247 $1,356 to $1,658 $1,371 to $1,675

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 $90,800

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gilchrist County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gilchrist County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,700 $39,050 $43,350 $46,850 $50,300 $53,800 $57,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gilchrist County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,550 $55,500 $62,450 $69,350 $74,900 $80,450 $86,000 $91,550