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Affordable Housing In High Springs
Alachua County, Florida

Waiting List Openings In High Springs

Waiting ListStatus
Gainesville Housing Authority Public Housing Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve High Springs

Housing Authority Programs
Gainesville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Alachua County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in High Springs, Florida

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in High Springs, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in High Springs, Florida

High Springs features 0 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 High Springs, Florida

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in High Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in High Springs, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay High Springs landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in High Springs.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in High Springs, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $975 and $1,191.

2021 High Springs, 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 $805 $897 $1,083 $1,415 $1,469
Payment Standard Range $725 to $886 $807 to $987 $975 to $1,191 $1,274 to $1,557 $1,322 to $1,616

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

High Springs, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $52,221 ±$11,866
Median Rent $907 ±$111
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.57% ± 23.95pp
Total Population 5,591

Population and Household Demographics

High Springs is a city in Alachua County, Florida with a population of 5,591. There are 1,989 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 23.13% of households in High Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in High Springs

The median gross income for households in High Springs is $52,221 a year, or $4,352 a month. The median rent for the city is $907 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In High Springs, a household making less than $3,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.57% of households who rent are overburdened in High Springs.

Area Median Income In High Springs

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For High Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alachua County.

In High Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 High Springs

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 High Springs

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
80% of Median $39,100 $44,700 $50,300 $55,850 $60,350 $64,800 $69,300 $73,750