Affordable Housing In Miami
Miami Dade County, Florida

220 Low Income Apartment Communities In Miami

Brownsville Transit Village II

5275 NW 29th Ave
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Villa Patricia I

234 NE 79th St
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR

Village Allapattah I

2370 NW 17th Ave
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Brownsville Village I

5225 NW 29th Ave
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Northside Transit Village

3101 NW 77th St
Miami, Florida
$496-1,153
2-4 BR

Villas Del Lago

21100 NW 14th Place
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Lummus Park Manor

350 NW 2nd St
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Cutler Manor

10875 SW 216th Street
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

New Horizons

690 NW 60th Street
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Three Rounds Tower A

2870 NW 18th Ave
Miami, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Miami

Housing Authority Programs
Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moderate Rehabilitation
Miami Hsg Conservation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Miami, Florida

There are 220 low income housing apartment communities offering 27,220 affordable apartments for rent in Miami, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Miami, Florida

Miami features 12,376 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 Miami, Florida

There are 14,648 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Miami.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Miami, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Miami landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Miami.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Miami, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,396 and $1,706.

2021 Miami, 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
Miami, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,057 $1,231 $1,551 $2,068 $2,483
Miami, Florida Payment Standard Range $951 to $1,163 $1,108 to $1,354 $1,396 to $1,706 $1,861 to $2,275 $2,235 to $2,731

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Miami, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 220
Total Low Income Apartments 27,220
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12,376
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 69.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $31,051 ±$635
Median Rent $971 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.82% ± 1.47pp
Total Population 424,632

Population and Household Demographics

Miami is a city in Miami Dade County, Florida with a population of 424,632. There are 157,347 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 69.03% of households in Miami are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Miami

The median gross income for households in Miami is $31,051 a year, or $2,588 a month. The median rent for the city is $971 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Miami, a household making less than $3,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Miami.

Area Median Income In Miami

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 Miami, the AMI is calculated from all households within Miami Dade County.

In Miami, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,000

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 Miami

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 Miami

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,000 $21,700 $24,400 $27,100 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,650 $57,850 $65,100 $72,300 $78,100 $83,900 $89,700 $95,450