Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Orlando, FL

Discover affordable housing in Orlando where there are 226+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Lake Sherwood

1724 London Crest Dr, Orlando, Florida 32818

Pendana at West Lakes Senior Residences

750 S. Texas Ave, Orlando, Florida 32805

bed 1-2


10200 Dylan Street, Orlando, Florida 32825

bed 1-3

Timber Sound

4963 Raleigh St, Orlando, Florida 32811

bed 2-3

Pointe Vista

5455 Pointe Vista Cir, Orlando, Florida 32839

bed 2-4

Woodhill Apartments

7200 Woodhill Park Dr, Orlando, Florida 32818

bed 1-3

River Reach Apartments

1628 Rive Reach Dr, Orlando, Florida 32828

bed 2-4

Oasis Club

7451 Gatehouse Cir, Orlando, Florida 32807

bed 2-3

Grand Reserve at Maitland Park

1939 Grand Isle Cir, Orlando, Florida 32810

bed 1-4

Crescent Club

4100 S Rio Grande Ave, Orlando, Florida 32839

bed 1-2

Commander Place

5301 Commander Dr, Orlando, Florida 32822

bed 2-3

Bella Capri Apartments

4822 Cason Cove Dr, Orlando, Florida 32811

bed 1-3
payment $764-1026/mo.

Jackson Court Apartments

523 W JACKSON ST, Orlando, Florida 32805

Meadow Lake Apartments

3546 Meadow Lake Ln, Orlando, Florida 32808

Reeves Terrace

200 Victor Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803

Sumerset Housing

1051 Lee Rd, Orlando, Florida 32810

Pinnacle Pointe

13301 Amber Lake Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32824

Chapel Trace Apartments

562 Chapel Trace Dr, Orlando, Florida 32807

Avalon Reserve

14451 Avalon Reserve Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32828

Valencia Trace

101 Grande Valencia Dr, Orlando, Florida 32825

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Orlando, Florida

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Orlando, Florida
$23.17 (+193%) more than Florida minimum wage and $27.92 (+385%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Orlando, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Moving to Work programs for Orlando, Florida.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Orlando, Florida.

Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Orlando.

How many renters live in Orlando, Florida?

The City of Orlando has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 54.84 percent of the population living in Orlando.

What is the rental market like in Orlando, Florida?

There are an estimated housing units in the Orlando area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Orlando, Florida, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Orlando?

The rental vacancy rate in Orlando is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Orlando for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Orlando
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
6,448 23,526 37,582 10,379 2,748
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Orlando

A large number of apartments in Orlando have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Orlando

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,558 to $2,849. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,558
One BR $1,638
Two BR $1,857
Three BR $2,362
Four BR $2,849
2024 Fair Market Rents in Orlando, Florida

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Orlando?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 3,951 61 percent
One BR 15,802 67 percent
Two BR 13,034 35 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Orlando, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Orlando?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Orlando, Florida including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Orlando, Florida

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Orlando, Florida

Orlando features 3,855 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 Orlando, Florida

There are 21,629 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orlando.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orlando, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orlando, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,671 and $2,043.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.