Affordable Housing In Santa Rosa County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Santa Rosa County
Other Housing Authorities located in Santa Rosa County
|Milton Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Santa Rosa County, Florida
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 387 affordable apartments for rent in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
Income Based Apartments in Santa Rosa County, Florida
Santa Rosa County features 253 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 Santa Rosa County, Florida
There are 134 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Santa Rosa County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Santa Rosa County, Florida
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Santa Rosa County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Santa Rosa County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Santa Rosa County, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||387|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||253|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.37%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.77|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Median Household Income||$58,923 ±$2,469|
|Median Rent||$1,031 ±$28|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.39% ± 3.71pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Santa Rosa County is a County in Florida with a population of 161,021. There are 58,654 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 27.37% of households in Santa Rosa County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Santa Rosa County
The median gross income for households in Santa Rosa County is $58,923 a year, or $4,910 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,031 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Santa Rosa County, a household making less than $3,437 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Santa Rosa County.1
Area Median Income In Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,200
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 Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,550||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$24,250||$27,700||$31,150||$34,600||$37,400||$40,150||$42,950||$45,700|
|80% of Median||$38,750||$44,300||$49,850||$55,350||$59,800||$64,250||$68,650||$73,100|
Cities In Santa Rosa County
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|Milton||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milton is the Milton Housing Authority.|