Affordable Housing In Immokalee
Collier County, Florida

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Immokalee

Immokalee Rrh ( Willowbrook Pl )

913 N 18th St
Immokalee, Florida

Eden Gardens

1375 Boxwood Dr
Immokalee, Florida

Heritage Villas of Immokalee Ltd

1109 Hickock Lane
Immokalee, Florida

Esperanza Place

2702 West Immokalee Drive
Immokalee, Florida

So Villas Immokalee

1802 Custer Ave.
Immokalee, Florida

Willowbrook Place

1836 Ash Lane
Immokalee, Florida

Housing Authorities that serve Immokalee

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Immokalee, Florida

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,120 affordable apartments for rent in Immokalee, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Immokalee, Florida

Immokalee features 354 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 Immokalee, Florida

There are 719 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Immokalee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Immokalee, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Immokalee landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Immokalee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Immokalee, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,514.

2021 Immokalee, 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
Immokalee, Florida Fair Market Rent $948 $1,118 $1,376 $1,791 $1,922
Immokalee, Florida Payment Standard Range $853 to $1,043 $1,006 to $1,230 $1,238 to $1,514 $1,612 to $1,970 $1,730 to $2,114

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Immokalee, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,120
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 354
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 58.47%
Average Renter Household Size 4.90
Average Household Size 4.85
Median Household Income $26,684 ±$1,850
Median Rent $655 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.64% ± 6.46pp
Total Population 24,879

Population and Household Demographics

Immokalee is a city in Collier County, Florida with a population of 24,879. There are 4,955 households in the city with an average household size of 4.85 persons. 58.47% of households in Immokalee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Immokalee

The median gross income for households in Immokalee is $26,684 a year, or $2,224 a month. The median rent for the city is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Immokalee, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Immokalee.

Area Median Income In Immokalee

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 Immokalee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Collier County.

In Immokalee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,300

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 Immokalee

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 Immokalee

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Immokalee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Immokalee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Immokalee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050