Affordable Housing In North Miami
Miami Dade County, Florida

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In North Miami

Ahepa 421 Apartments

350 NE 141st St
North Miami, Florida
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Place Apartments

13898 NE 3rd Ct
North Miami, Florida
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Buena Vista Villas

13555 NE 3rd Ct
North Miami, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gator Apartments

1205 NE 138th St
North Miami, Florida

Center Court Apartments

14895 NE 18th Ave
North Miami, Florida
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in North Miami, Florida

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving North Miami, Florida

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 North Miami, Florida

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 726 affordable apartments for rent in North Miami, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in North Miami, Florida

North Miami features 109 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 North Miami, Florida

There are 617 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Miami.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Miami, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Miami, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,505 and $1,839.

2022 North 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
North Miami, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,162 $1,332 $1,672 $2,220 $2,631
North Miami, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,046 to $1,278 $1,199 to $1,465 $1,505 to $1,839 $1,998 to $2,442 $2,368 to $2,894

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Miami, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 726
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 109
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.26%
Average Renter Household Size 3.06
Average Household Size 3.30
Median Household Income $36,537 ±$1,527
Median Rent $985 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 65.22% ± 4.75pp
Total Population 62,042

Population and Household Demographics

North Miami is a city in Miami Dade County, Florida with a population of 62,042. There are 18,302 households in the city with an average household size of 3.30 persons. 53.26% of households in North Miami are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Miami

The median gross income for households in North Miami is $36,537 a year, or $3,045 a month. The median rent for the city is $985 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Miami, a household making less than $3,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 65.22% of households who rent are overburdened in North Miami.

Area Median Income In North 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 North Miami, the AMI is calculated from all households within Miami Dade County.

In North Miami, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 North 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 North Miami

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the North Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,500 $23,400 $26,350 $29,250 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the North Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,150 $39,000 $43,900 $48,750 $52,650 $56,550 $60,450 $64,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the North Miami AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,600 $62,400 $70,200 $78,000 $84,250 $90,500 $96,750 $103,000