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Affordable Housing In Manatee County
Florida

33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manatee County

River Trace

2710 River Trace Cir
Bradenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

The Addison

702 6th Avenue East
Bradenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Palmetto Villas

2407 13th Avenue Drive East
Palmetto, Florida
$675-700
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Grand Palms Apartments

1715 14th Street West
Bradenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Tuscany Lakes

3550 58th Place E
Ellenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Rosewood Manor

1673 40th Avenue Cir E
Ellenton, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Eden Pointe

955 53rd St E
Bradenton, Florida
1 BR

Holy Cross Manor II

520 26th St W
Palmetto, Florida
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Presbyterian Villas of Bradenton

6125 14th St W
Bradenton, Florida
Subsidized

Bradenton Village

1302 3rd St W
Bradenton, Florida

Housing Authorities that serve Manatee County

Housing Authority Programs
Manatee County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Manatee County, Florida

There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,568 affordable apartments for rent in Manatee County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Manatee County, Florida

Manatee County features 1,324 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 Manatee County, Florida

There are 2,244 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manatee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manatee County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Manatee County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Manatee County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manatee County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,148 and $1,403.

2021 Manatee County, 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
Manatee County, Florida Fair Market Rent $841 $992 $1,275 $1,686 $2,030
Manatee County, Florida Payment Standard Range $757 to $925 $893 to $1,091 $1,148 to $1,403 $1,517 to $1,855 $1,827 to $2,233

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Manatee County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 33
Total Low Income Apartments 3,568
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,324
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $49,675 ±$862
Median Rent $954 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.55% ± 2.16pp
Total Population 343,729

Population and Household Demographics

Manatee County is a county in Florida with a population of 343,729. There are 134,725 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 30.21% of households in Manatee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manatee County

The median gross income for households in Manatee County is $49,675 a year, or $4,140 a month. The median rent for the county is $954 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manatee County, a household making less than $3,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Manatee County.

Area Median Income In Manatee 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 Manatee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,200

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 Manatee 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 Manatee County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manatee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $18,550 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Manatee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,050 $30,900 $34,750 $38,600 $41,700 $44,800 $47,900 $51,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Manatee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,250 $49,400 $55,600 $61,750 $66,700 $71,650 $76,600 $81,550

Cities In Manatee County

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City Served By
Anna Maria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anna Maria is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Bayshore Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bayshore Gardens is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Bradenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bradenton are the Bradenton Housing Authority and Manatee County Housing Authority.
Bradenton Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradenton Beach is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Cortez The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cortez is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Ellenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellenton is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Holmes Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holmes Beach is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Longboat Key The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longboat Key is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Memphis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Memphis is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Palmetto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palmetto is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Samoset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Samoset is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
South Bradenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Bradenton is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
West Bradenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Bradenton is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
West Samoset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Samoset is the Manatee County Housing Authority.
Whitfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitfield is the Manatee County Housing Authority.