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Affordable Housing In Pine Hills
Orange County, Florida

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pine Hills

Silver Pines Apartments

5401 Pine Chase Dr
Pine Hills, Florida
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Housing Authorities that serve Pine Hills

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing and Community Development Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pine Hills, Florida

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 240 affordable apartments for rent in Pine Hills, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Pine Hills, Florida

Pine Hills features 0 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 Pine Hills, Florida

There are 240 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pine Hills.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pine Hills, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pine Hills landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Pine Hills.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pine Hills, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,123 and $1,373.

2020 Pine Hills, 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
Fair Market Rent $989 $1,064 $1,248 $1,636 $1,956
Payment Standard Range $890 to $1,088 $958 to $1,170 $1,123 to $1,373 $1,472 to $1,800 $1,760 to $2,152

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pine Hills, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 240
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.34%
Average Renter Household Size 3.42
Average Household Size 3.30
Median Household Income $35,854 ±$1,475
Median Rent $966 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.71% ± 4.61pp
Total Population 66,906

Population and Household Demographics

Pine Hills is a city in Orange County, Florida with a population of 66,906. There are 20,196 households in the city with an average household size of 3.30 persons. 45.34% of households in Pine Hills are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pine Hills

The median gross income for households in Pine Hills is $35,854 a year, or $2,988 a month. The median rent for the city is $966 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pine Hills, a household making less than $3,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Pine Hills.

Area Median Income In Pine Hills

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 Pine Hills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Pine Hills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,100

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 Pine Hills

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 Pine Hills

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350 $39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
80% of Median $40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800