Affordable Housing In Jacksonville Beach
Duval County, Florida

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jacksonville Beach

The Oaks at St Johns

210 Nettle Ln
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Jacksonville Beach Apartments

123 S 8th Street
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Pablo Hamlet

1600 Shetter Ave
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Pablo Towers

115 3rd St S
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 615 affordable apartments for rent in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Jacksonville Beach features 455 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 Jacksonville Beach, Florida

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jacksonville Beach.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jacksonville Beach landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Jacksonville Beach.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jacksonville Beach, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $953 and $1,165.

2020 Jacksonville Beach, 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 $700 $872 $1,059 $1,391 $1,777
Payment Standard Range $630 to $770 $785 to $959 $953 to $1,165 $1,252 to $1,530 $1,599 to $1,955

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jacksonville Beach, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 615
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 455
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $62,229 ±$2,880
Median Rent $1,166 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.74% ± 7.72pp
Total Population 22,149

Population and Household Demographics

Jacksonville Beach is a City in Duval County, Florida with a population of 22,149. There are 10,303 households in the city with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 38.76% of households in Jacksonville Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jacksonville Beach

The median gross income for households in Jacksonville Beach is $62,229 a year, or $5,186 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,166 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jacksonville Beach, a household making less than $3,887 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Jacksonville Beach.1

Area Median Income In Jacksonville Beach

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 Jacksonville Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within Duval County.

In Jacksonville Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,500

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 Jacksonville Beach

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 Jacksonville Beach

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,450 $17,650 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% of Median $41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650