Affordable Housing In Orange County
Florida

Affordable Housing programs support 4,549 income based apartments in Orange County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 24,418 affordable apartments in Orange County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Orange County, Florida

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Orange County. Go to the Florida Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Orange County.

Pointe Vista

5455 Pointe Vista Cir
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable

Woodhill Apartments

7200 Woodhill Park Dr
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Oasis Club

7451 Gatehouse Cir
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Bella Capri Apartments

4822 Cason Cove Dr
Orlando, Florida
$764-1,026
1-3 BR
Affordable

The Landings at Timberleaf

5435 Timberleaf Drive
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Crescent Club

4100 S Rio Grande Ave
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Citrus Gardens

1301 Citrus Gardens Dr
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Timber Sound

4963 Raleigh St
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Marden Meadows Apartments

1541 Marden Gardens Ct
Apopka, Florida
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Family & Senior

Citrus Square Apartments

5625 Hickey Drive
Orlando, Florida
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior
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Affordable Housing In Orange County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Orange County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Apopka, FL Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Apopka.
Affordable Housing In Belle Isle, FL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Belle Isle.
Affordable Housing In Ocoee, FL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Ocoee.
Affordable Housing In Orlando, FL Affordable Housing programs support 133 apartment communities in Orlando.
Affordable Housing In Pine Hills, FL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pine Hills.
Affordable Housing In Windermere, FL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Windermere.
Affordable Housing In Winter Garden, FL Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Winter Garden.
Affordable Housing In Winter Park, FL Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Winter Park.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Orange County, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing and Community Development Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Orange County.

Orange County, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Florida

Orange County features 4,549 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 Orange County, Florida

There are 24,418 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orange County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orange County, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orange County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,454 and $1,778.

2023 Orange 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
Orange County, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,338 $1,422 $1,616 $2,064 $2,503
Orange County, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,204 to $1,472 $1,280 to $1,564 $1,454 to $1,778 $1,858 to $2,270 $2,253 to $2,753

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Orange County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 161
Total Low Income Apartments 28,967
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,549
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $47,943 ±$622
Median Rent $1,033 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.86% ± 1.2pp
Total Population 1,229,039

Population and Household Demographics

Orange County is a county in Florida with a population of 1,229,039. There are 434,319 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 44.99% of households in Orange County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orange County

The median gross income for households in Orange County is $47,943 a year, or $3,995 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,033 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orange County, a household making less than $3,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Orange County.

Area Median Income In Orange 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 Orange County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,100

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 Orange 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 Orange County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550