Affordable Housing In Miami Dade County
Florida

378 Low Income Apartment Communities In Miami Dade County

Brownsville Transit Village II

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

Princeton Park

13105 Southwest 248th Street
Homestead, 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

Villa Biscayne Apartments

15350 SW 284 Street
Homestead, Florida
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Verbena

SW 282nd St and S Dixie Hwy
Leisure City, 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

Ambar Key

241 Northeast 5th Place380 NE 4th Ave
Florida City, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Miami Dade County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Miami Dade County, Florida

There are 378 low income housing apartment communities offering 48,073 affordable apartments for rent in Miami Dade County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Miami Dade County, Florida

Miami Dade County features 20,432 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 Dade County, Florida

There are 26,893 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Miami Dade County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Miami Dade County, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Miami Dade County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Miami Dade County.

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

2021 Miami Dade 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
Miami Dade County, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,057 $1,231 $1,551 $2,068 $2,483
Miami Dade County, 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 Dade County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 378
Total Low Income Apartments 48,073
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20,432
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.88
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $43,129 ±$454
Median Rent $1,112 ±$6
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.79% ± 0.71pp
Total Population 2,639,042

Population and Household Demographics

Miami Dade County is a county in Florida with a population of 2,639,042. There are 842,153 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 46.23% of households in Miami Dade County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Miami Dade County

The median gross income for households in Miami Dade County is $43,129 a year, or $3,594 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,112 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Miami Dade County, a household making less than $3,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Miami Dade County.

Area Median Income In Miami Dade 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 Miami Dade County, 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 Dade 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 Miami Dade County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Miami Dade County 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 Dade County 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 Dade County 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

Cities In Miami Dade County

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City Served By
Coral Gables The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coral Gables is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Cutler Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cutler Bay is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Florida City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Florida City is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Goulds The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goulds is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Hialeah The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hialeah are the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development and Hialeah Housing Authority.
Hialeah Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hialeah Gardens is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Homestead The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Homestead are the Homestead Housing Authority and Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Leisure City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leisure City is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Miami The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Miami are the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development and Miami Hsg Conservation.
Miami Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Miami Beach are the Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Miami Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miami Gardens is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
North Miami The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Miami is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
North Miami Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Miami Beach is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Opa-locka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Opa-locka is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.
Perrine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perrine is the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development.