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Affordable Housing In Williston
Levy County, Florida

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williston

Williamson Arms Apartments, Phse I

816 N Main St
Williston, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Arbours at Williston

300 SW 8th Ter
Williston, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Williston Arms II

75 Nw Williston Arms Dr..
Williston, Florida
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Housing Authorities that serve Williston

Housing Authority Programs
North Central Florida Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Williston, Florida

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 130 affordable apartments for rent in Williston, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Williston, Florida

Williston features 29 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 Williston, Florida

There are 101 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williston, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williston landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Williston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williston, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $657 and $803.

2020 Williston, 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
Fair Market Rent $551 $554 $730 $1,001 $1,128
Payment Standard Range $496 to $606 $499 to $609 $657 to $803 $901 to $1,101 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Williston, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 130
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 29
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $33,114 ±$3,864
Median Rent $652 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.88% ± 14.97pp
Total Population 2,730

Population and Household Demographics

Williston is a city in Levy County, Florida with a population of 2,730. There are 980 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 43.37% of households in Williston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Williston

The median gross income for households in Williston is $33,114 a year, or $2,760 a month. The median rent for the city is $652 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williston, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Williston.

Area Median Income In Williston

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 Williston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Levy County.

In Williston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,500

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 Williston

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 Williston

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,550 $30,650 $32,750 $34,850
50% of Median $18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $26,400 $28,550 $30,650 $32,750 $34,850
80% of Median $29,600 $33,800 $38,050 $42,250 $45,650 $49,050 $52,400 $55,800