Affordable Housing In Pinellas County
Florida

111 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pinellas County

Scattered Sites

1100 Druid Rd E
Clearwater, Florida

Center Against Spouse Abuse

700 13th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, Florida

Palmetto Properties

1537 Palmetto St
Clearwater, Florida

Pinellas Village

8377 Bayou Boardwalk
Seminole, Florida

Clam Bayou Apartments

3880 14th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Tuscany

1200 S Missouri Ave
Clearwater, Florida

Family Fresh Start II

1326 8th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, Florida

Ring and Scattered Sites

735 Mango Cir
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Oak Ridge Estates

351 S Grosse Ave
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Lady Mary

110 N Lady Mary Dr
Clearwater, Florida

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Pinellas 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.

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 Pinellas County, Florida

Housing Authority Programs
Pinellas County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pinellas County, Florida

There are 111 low income housing apartment communities offering 9,757 affordable apartments for rent in Pinellas County, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Pinellas County, Florida

Pinellas County features 5,665 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 Pinellas County, Florida

There are 3,657 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pinellas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pinellas County, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pinellas County, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,212 and $1,482.

2022 Pinellas 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
Pinellas County, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,044 $1,110 $1,347 $1,732 $2,133
Pinellas County, Florida Payment Standard Range $940 to $1,148 $999 to $1,221 $1,212 to $1,482 $1,559 to $1,905 $1,920 to $2,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pinellas County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 111
Total Low Income Apartments 9,757
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,665
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $45,819 ±$536
Median Rent $952 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.04% ± 1.14pp
Total Population 931,477

Population and Household Demographics

Pinellas County is a county in Florida with a population of 931,477. There are 402,653 households in the county with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 35.22% of households in Pinellas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pinellas County

The median gross income for households in Pinellas County is $45,819 a year, or $3,818 a month. The median rent for the county is $952 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pinellas County, a household making less than $3,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Pinellas County.

Area Median Income In Pinellas 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 Pinellas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,700

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 Pinellas 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 Pinellas County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pinellas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,550 $17,750 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pinellas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pinellas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950

Cities In Pinellas County

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City Served By
Bardmoor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bardmoor is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Bay Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay Pines is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Bear Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Creek is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Belleair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleair is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Belleair Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleair Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Belleair Bluffs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleair Bluffs is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Belleair Shore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleair Shore is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Clearwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clearwater are the Clearwater Housing Authority and Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Dunedin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dunedin are the Pinellas County Housing Authority and Dunedin Housing Authority.
East Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Lake is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Feather Sound The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Feather Sound is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Greenbriar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenbriar is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Gulfport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gulfport is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Harbor Bluffs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harbor Bluffs is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Indian Rocks Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Rocks Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Indian Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Shores is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Kenneth City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kenneth City is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Largo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Largo is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Lealman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lealman is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Madeira Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madeira Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
North Redington Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Redington Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Oldsmar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oldsmar is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Palm Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palm Harbor is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Pinellas Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinellas Park is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Redington Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redington Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Redington Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redington Shores is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Ridgecrest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgecrest is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Safety Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Safety Harbor is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Saint Petersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saint Petersburg are the St Petersburg Housing Authority and Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Seminole The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seminole is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
South Highpoint The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Highpoint is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
South Pasadena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Pasadena is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
St. Pete Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Pete Beach is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Tarpon Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tarpon Springs are the Tarpon Springs Housing Authority and Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Tierra Verde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tierra Verde is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
Treasure Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Treasure Island is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.
West Lealman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Lealman is the Pinellas County Housing Authority.