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Affordable Housing In Hernando County
Florida

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hernando County

Vista Grand at Spring Hill

10380 Quality Dr
Spring Hill, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Freedom Gardens Apartments

932 Freedom Way
Brooksville, Florida
$646-888
1-3 BR

Spring Hill Apartments

4200 Portillo Rd
Spring Hill, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Norbourne Estates II

600 Darby Ln
Brooksville, Florida
Subsidized

Portillo Apartments

3559 Portillo Rd
Spring Hill, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Spring Haven II

305 Glenn Ivy Ter
Spring Hill, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Hillside and Summit

510 W Dr M L King Jr Blvd
Brooksville, Florida

Brooksville Homes Ltd

385 Union St
Brooksville, Florida

Villas of Shady Oaks

34 Shady Oak Villa Cir
Brooksville, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Bridgewater Club

4300 Bridgewater Club Loop
Spring Hill, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Hernando County

Housing Authority Programs
Hernando County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hernando County, Florida

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,400 affordable apartments for rent in Hernando County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Hernando County, Florida

Hernando County features 292 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 Hernando County, Florida

There are 1,108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hernando County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hernando County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hernando County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hernando County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hernando County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,085 and $1,327.

2020 Hernando 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 $935 $981 $1,206 $1,575 $1,925
Payment Standard Range $842 to $1,029 $883 to $1,079 $1,085 to $1,327 $1,418 to $1,733 $1,733 to $2,118

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hernando County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,400
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 292
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $40,945 ±$1,067
Median Rent $884 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.34% ± 3.66pp
Total Population 174,809

Population and Household Demographics

Hernando County is a county in Florida with a population of 174,809. There are 70,452 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 22.2% of households in Hernando County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hernando County

The median gross income for households in Hernando County is $40,945 a year, or $3,412 a month. The median rent for the county is $884 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hernando County, a household making less than $2,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Hernando County.

Area Median Income In Hernando 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 Hernando County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,200

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 Hernando 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 Hernando County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,400
80% of Median $39,400 $45,000 $50,650 $56,250 $60,750 $65,250 $69,750 $74,250

Cities In Hernando County

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City Served By
Aripeka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aripeka is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Bayport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bayport is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Brookridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookridge is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Brooksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brooksville are the Brooksville Housing Authority and Hernando County Housing Authority.
Garden Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden Grove is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Hernando Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hernando Beach is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
High Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves High Point is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Hill 'n Dale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill 'n Dale is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Istachatta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Istachatta is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Lake Lindsey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Lindsey is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Masaryktown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Masaryktown is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Nobleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nobleton is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
North Brooksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Brooksville is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
North Weeki Wachee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Weeki Wachee is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Pine Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Island is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Ridge Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridge Manor is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
South Brooksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Brooksville is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Spring Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Hill is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Spring Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Lake is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Timber Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Timber Pines is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Weeki Wachee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weeki Wachee is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Weeki Wachee Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weeki Wachee Gardens is the Hernando County Housing Authority.
Wiscon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wiscon is the Hernando County Housing Authority.