Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Plant City, FL

Discover affordable housing in Plant City where there are 10+ 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.

San Clemente Villas

1102 N Alexander St, Plant City, Florida 33563

Park Springs

300 Park Springs Cir, Plant City, Florida 33566

Woodbridge Apartments

1500 Plantation Grove Ct, Plant City, Florida 33566

Plant City Living Center

405 E Damon St, Plant City, Florida 33563

Plant City Towers

103 W Mahoney Street, Plant City, Florida 33563

Brewers Bridgeway

1001 W Alexander St, Plant City, Florida 33563

Larrick Court

1410 Larrick Lane, Plant City, Florida 33563

Madison Park

1412 E Ohio Street, Plant City, Florida 33563

Maryland Heights

1107 W Merrick Street, Plant City, Florida 33563

Wppdbrodge Apartments

1501 Plantation Grove Ct, Plant City, Florida 33566

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Plant City, Florida
$23.06 (+192%) more than Florida minimum wage and $27.81 (+384%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Plant City, 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, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Plant City, Florida.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Plant City, Florida.

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

How many renters live in Plant City, Florida?

The City of Plant City has 39,655 people living in 14,500 households.

There are 14,437 renters living in 5,425 renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.41 percent of the population living in Plant City.

What is the rental market like in Plant City, Florida?

There are an estimated 15,318 housing units in the Plant City area. Of these, 5,755 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Plant City, Florida, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Plant City?

The rental vacancy rate in Plant City is 5 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 Plant City for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plant City
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
141 1,126 2,043 1,710 397
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plant City

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

How many renter households in Plant City are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 48 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Plant City

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,449 to $2,888. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,449
One BR $1,562
Two BR $1,851
Three BR $2,367
Four BR $2,888
2024 Fair Market Rents in Plant City, Florida

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

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 129 91 percent
One BR 1,088 97 percent
Two BR 1,766 86 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Plant City, Florida

How many affordable rental units are in Plant City?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 387
Public Housing 199
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 72
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 110
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 18
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Plant City, Florida

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

Income Based Apartments in Plant City, Florida

Plant City features 403 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 Plant City, Florida

There are 672 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Plant City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plant City, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Plant City landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Plant City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plant City, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,666 and $2,036.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.