Plant City, Florida Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 403 income based apartments in Plant City where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 672 affordable apartments in Plant City that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Plant City, Florida

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

San Clemente Villas

1102 N Alexander St
Plant City, Florida
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Plant City Living Center

405 E Damon St
Plant City, Florida
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodbridge Apartments

1500 Plantation Grove Ct
Plant City, Florida
Affordable

Maryland Heights

1107 W Merrick Street
Plant City, Florida

Madison Park

1412 E Ohio Street
Plant City, Florida

Plant City Towers

103 W Mahoney Street
Plant City, Florida
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brewers Bridgeway

1001 W Alexander St
Plant City, Florida
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Larrick Court

1410 Larrick Lane
Plant City, Florida

Park Springs

214 Park Springs Cir
Plant City, Florida
Affordable

Wppdbrodge Apartments

1501 Plantation Grove Ct
Plant City, Florida
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Plant City

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Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Plant City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tampa Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Plant City.

Plant City, Florida Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,493 and $1,825.

2023 Plant City, 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
Plant City, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,291 $1,381 $1,659 $2,123 $2,603
Plant City, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,162 to $1,420 $1,243 to $1,519 $1,493 to $1,825 $1,911 to $2,335 $2,343 to $2,863

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Plant City, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 1,075
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 403
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.92
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $45,083 ±$2,290
Median Rent $857 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.87% ± 5.12pp
Total Population 36,382

Population and Household Demographics

Plant City is a city in Hillsborough County, Florida with a population of 36,382. There are 12,774 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 42.58% of households in Plant City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plant City

The median gross income for households in Plant City is $45,083 a year, or $3,757 a month. The median rent for the city is $857 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plant City, a household making less than $2,857 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Plant City.

Area Median Income In Plant City

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 Plant City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hillsborough County.

In Plant City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,100

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 Plant City

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 Plant City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Plant City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,750 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Plant City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,750 $32,850 $36,950 $41,050 $44,350 $47,650 $50,950 $54,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Plant City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,000 $52,600 $59,150 $65,700 $71,000 $76,250 $81,500 $86,750