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

Discover affordable housing in Hernando County where there are 21+ 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.

Portillo Apartments

3473 Portillo Rd, Spring Hill, Florida 34608

bed 1-2

Rochester Park

1410 Candlelight Dr., Brooksville, Florida 34601

bed 1-2
payment $885-1047/mo.

Promenade at Grande Park

9365 Grand Park Drive, Weeki Wachee, Florida 34613

bed 2-3

Brook Haven

7781 Crystal Brook Cir, Brooksville, Florida 34601

bed 1-3
payment $759-1066/mo.

Nantucket Cove

400 Cape Cod Loop, Spring Hill, Florida 34607

Hammock Ridge ll

8246 Omaha Circle, Spring Hill, Florida 34606

Villas of Shady Oak

1021 S Main St, Brooksville, Florida 34601

Villas of Shady Oaks

34 Shady Oak Villa Cir, Brooksville, Florida 34601

Norbourne Estates II

600 Darby Ln, Brooksville, Florida 34601

Greenbriar Villa

1550 Greenbriar Villa Cir, Brooksville, Florida 34601

Spring Hill Apartments

4200 Portillo Rd, Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Freedom Gardens Apartments

932 Freedom Way , Brooksville, Florida 34601

bed 1-3
payment $646-888/mo.

Vista Grand at Spring Hill

10380 Quality Dr, Spring Hill, Florida 34609

bed 1-2

Spring Haven II

305 Glenn Ivy Ter, Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Mariners Cay

4253 Central Park Dr, Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Magnolia Gardens

20180 Barnett Rd, Brooksville, Florida 34601

bed 1-2
payment $777/mo.

Spring Haven

220 Spring Haven Loop, Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Bridgewater Club

4300 Bridgewater Club Loop, Spring Hill, Florida 34607

Tanglewood Apts II

682 Tanglewood Dr, Brooksville, Florida

Brooksville Homes Ltd

385 Union St, Brooksville, Florida 34601

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Hernando 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hernando County, Florida
$23.06 (+192%) more than Florida minimum wage and $27.81 (+384%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Hernando 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) programs for Hernando County, Florida.

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

How many renters live in Hernando County, Florida?

The County of Hernando County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 18.41 percent of the population living in Hernando County.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Hernando County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Hernando County, Florida, there are 1.15 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hernando County?

The rental vacancy rate in Hernando County is 12 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hernando County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
393 1,795 7,402 4,865 1,219
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hernando County

A large number of apartments in Hernando 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 Hernando County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,449 to $2,888. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,449
One BR $1,562
Two BR $1,851
Three BR $2,367
Four BR $2,888
2024 Fair Market Rents in Hernando County, Florida

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Hernando 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 303 77 percent
One BR 1,585 88 percent
Two BR 6,395 86 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hernando County, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Hernando County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Hernando County, Florida

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

Income Based Apartments in Hernando County, Florida

Hernando County features 323 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 1,430 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 $1,666 and $2,036.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.