Affordable Housing In Macclenny
Baker County, Florida

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Macclenny

Baker Manor

680 S 6th St
Macclenny, Florida

Northwood Apartments

307 E Ohio Ave
Macclenny, Florida

Macclenny Ha

404 E Stansell Ave
Macclenny, Florida
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Housing Authorities that serve Macclenny

Housing Authority Programs
Macclenny Housing Authority Public Housing
Baker County Housing Assistance Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Macclenny, Florida

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 182 affordable apartments for rent in Macclenny, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Macclenny, Florida

Macclenny features 182 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 Macclenny, Florida

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Macclenny, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Macclenny landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Macclenny.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Macclenny, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2021 Macclenny, 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
Macclenny, Florida Fair Market Rent $530 $599 $790 $1,021 $1,315
Macclenny, Florida Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $539 to $659 $711 to $869 $919 to $1,123 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Macclenny, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 182
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 182
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.86%
Average Renter Household Size 3.02
Average Household Size 3.16
Median Household Income $43,550 ±$4,585
Median Rent $806 ±$256
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.11% ± 21.16pp
Total Population 6,414

Population and Household Demographics

Macclenny is a city in Baker County, Florida with a population of 6,414. There are 1,899 households in the city with an average household size of 3.16 persons. 34.86% of households in Macclenny are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Macclenny

The median gross income for households in Macclenny is $43,550 a year, or $3,629 a month. The median rent for the city is $806 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Macclenny, a household making less than $2,687 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Macclenny.

Area Median Income In Macclenny

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 Macclenny, the AMI is calculated from all households within Baker County.

In Macclenny, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Macclenny

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 Macclenny

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Macclenny AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,500 $17,700 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Macclenny AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,800 $29,500 $33,200 $36,850 $39,800 $42,750 $45,700 $48,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Macclenny AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,300 $47,200 $53,100 $58,950 $63,700 $68,400 $73,100 $77,850