Affordable Housing programs support 273 income based apartments in Saint Augustine where households pay rent based on how much they earn.
There are 854 affordable apartments in Saint Augustine that offer reduced rents to low-income households.
There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Saint Augustine. Go to the Florida Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Saint Augustine.
Saint Augustine features 273 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
There are 854 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Saint Augustine.
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Saint Augustine landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Saint Augustine.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,127|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||273|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||45.35%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.35|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Median Household Income||$42,958 ±$4,380|
|Median Rent||$947 ±$58|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||56.84% ± 8.48pp|
Saint Augustine is a city in St. Johns County, Florida with a population of 13,676. There are 5,477 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 45.35% of households in Saint Augustine are renters.
The median gross income for households in Saint Augustine is $42,958 a year, or $3,580 a month. The median rent for the city is $947 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Saint Augustine, a household making less than $3,157 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Saint Augustine.
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 Saint Augustine, the AMI is calculated from all households within St. Johns County.
In Saint Augustine, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $0
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 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.