Affordable Housing In Liberty County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Liberty County, Florida

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

Income Based Apartments in Liberty County, Florida

Liberty County 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 Liberty County, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Liberty County, Florida

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Liberty County, 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 25.98%
Average Renter Household Size 3.07
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $39,406 ±$3,719
Median Rent $573 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.98% ± 5.79pp
Total Population 8,295

Population and Household Demographics

Liberty County is a County in Florida with a population of 8,295. There are 2,433 households in the county with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 25.98% of households in Liberty County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Liberty County

The median gross income for households in Liberty County is $39,406 a year, or $3,284 a month. The median rent for the county is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Liberty County, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Liberty County.1

Area Median Income In Liberty 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 Liberty County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,500

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 Liberty 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 Liberty County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,500 $30,600 $32,700 $34,800
50% of Median $18,450 $21,100 $23,750 $26,350 $28,500 $30,600 $32,700 $34,800
80% of Median $29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650