Affordable Housing In South Apopka
Orange County, Florida

Housing Authorities that serve South Apopka

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing and Community Development Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Apopka, Florida

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in South Apopka, Florida. South Apopka features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South Apopka.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

South Apopka, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.42%
Average Renter Household Size 3.60
Average Household Size 3.39
Median Household Income $31,089 ±$6,512
Median Rent $991 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.92% ± 15.64pp
Total Population 5,372

Population and Household Demographics

South Apopka is a City in Orange County, Florida with a population of 5,372. There are 1,586 households in the city with an average household size of 3.39 persons. 55.42% of households in South Apopka are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Apopka

The median gross income for households in South Apopka is $31,089 a year, or $2,591 a month. The median rent for the city is $991 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Apopka, a household making less than $3,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.92% of households who rent are overburdened in South Apopka.1

Area Median Income In South Apopka

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 South Apopka, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In South Apopka, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 South Apopka

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 South Apopka HUD Rental Assistance in South Apopka

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,600 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% of Median $38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300
Fair Market Rents in South Apopka

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$989 $1,064 $1,248 $1,636 $1,956