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Affordable Housing In Marion County
Florida

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Magnolia Walk II

2501 SW 10th St
Ocala, Florida
$418-513
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Blitchton Station Apartments

1741 NW 7 St.
Ocala, Florida
$418-542
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Oakbrook Villas

11703-3 SE 57th Avenue
Belleview, Florida
$480-560
1-3 BR

Spring Manor Apartments

2833 NE 7th St
Ocala, Florida
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Meadowfield Apartments

5155 SE 115 Street
Belleview, Florida
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Parkside Garden Apartments

621 NW 2nd St
Ocala, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Rolling Hills Apartments

11150 Rolling Hills Road
Dunnellon, Florida
Income Based
1-2 BR

Laurel Park II

100 NW 23rd Ave
Ocala, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Harveys Fellowship Homes

1415 NW 5th St
Ocala, Florida
Subsidized

Rainbow Gardens Apartments

11850 Rainbow Gardens Cir
Dunnellon, Florida
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Marion County

Housing Authority Programs
Ocala Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Florida

There are 24 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,500 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Florida

Marion County features 1,329 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 Marion County, Florida

There are 1,171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marion County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Marion County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $809 and $989.

2020 Marion 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
Fair Market Rent $650 $730 $899 $1,186 $1,334
Payment Standard Range $585 to $715 $657 to $803 $809 to $989 $1,067 to $1,305 $1,201 to $1,467

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 2,500
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,329
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $39,459 ±$657
Median Rent $803 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.8% ± 2.58pp
Total Population 336,811

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Florida with a population of 336,811. There are 132,287 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 24.44% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $39,459 a year, or $3,288 a month. The median rent for the county is $803 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $2,677 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,000

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 Marion 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 Marion County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,700 $31,900 $34,100 $36,300
50% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,500 $29,700 $31,900 $34,100 $36,300
80% of Median $30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100

Cities In Marion County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Belleview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleview is the Ocala Housing Authority.
Dunnellon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunnellon is the Ocala Housing Authority.
McIntosh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McIntosh is the Ocala Housing Authority.
Ocala The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ocala is the Ocala Housing Authority.
Reddick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reddick is the Ocala Housing Authority.
Silver Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Springs is the Ocala Housing Authority.
Silver Springs Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Springs Shores is the Ocala Housing Authority.
The Villages The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves The Villages is the Ocala Housing Authority.