Affordable Housing In Hendry County
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hendry County
Housing Authorities that serve Hendry County
|Hendry County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hendry County, Florida
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 541 affordable apartments for rent in Hendry County, Florida.
Income Based Apartments in Hendry County, Florida
Hendry County features 204 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 Hendry County, Florida
There are 172 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hendry County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hendry County, Florida
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hendry County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hendry County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hendry County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $677 and $827.
2020 Hendry 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||$642||$661||$752||$1,052||$1,161|
|Payment Standard Range||$578 to $706||$595 to $727||$677 to $827||$947 to $1,157||$1,045 to $1,277|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hendry County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||541|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||204|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||31.23%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.07|
|Average Household Size||3.18|
|Median Household Income||$36,771 ±$2,562|
|Median Rent||$709 ±$41|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||40.16% ± 7.35pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hendry County is a county in Florida with a population of 38,363. There are 11,345 households in the county with an average household size of 3.18 persons. 31.23% of households in Hendry County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hendry County
The median gross income for households in Hendry County is $36,771 a year, or $3,064 a month. The median rent for the county is $709 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hendry County, a household making less than $2,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Hendry County.
Area Median Income In Hendry 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 Hendry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,400
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 Hendry 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 Hendry County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$28,550||$30,650||$32,750||$34,850|
|50% of Median||$18,500||$21,150||$23,800||$26,400||$28,550||$30,650||$32,750||$34,850|
|80% of Median||$29,600||$33,800||$38,050||$42,250||$45,650||$49,050||$52,400||$55,800|
Cities In Hendry County
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|Clewiston||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clewiston is the Hendry County Housing Authority.|
|Labelle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Labelle is the Hendry County Housing Authority.|