Wimauma, Florida Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 126 income based apartments in Wimauma where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 264 affordable apartments in Wimauma that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Wimauma, Florida

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

Newmauma Homes Phase I

5701 Bassa St
Wimauma, Florida
Rent Assisted

Jaymar Farms, Inc

8423 State Road 674
Wimauma, Florida
Affordable

Groves at Wimauma

5411 Palm Dunes Ct
Wimauma, Florida
Affordable

La Estancia

5201 Guadalupe Blvd
Wimauma, Florida
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Wimauma

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City Apartments
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Ruskin, FL Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Ruskin.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wimauma, 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
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 Wimauma.

Wimauma, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wimauma, Florida

Wimauma features 126 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 Wimauma, Florida

There are 264 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wimauma.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wimauma, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wimauma landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Wimauma.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wimauma, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,493 and $1,825.

2023 Wimauma, 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
Wimauma, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,291 $1,381 $1,659 $2,123 $2,603
Wimauma, 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.

Wimauma, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 390
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 126
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.51%
Average Renter Household Size 3.52
Average Household Size 3.55
Median Household Income $25,717 ±$5,788
Median Rent $744 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.09% ± 12.79pp
Total Population 6,405

Population and Household Demographics

Wimauma is a city in Hillsborough County, Florida with a population of 6,405. There are 1,791 households in the city with an average household size of 3.55 persons. 45.51% of households in Wimauma are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wimauma

The median gross income for households in Wimauma is $25,717 a year, or $2,143 a month. The median rent for the city is $744 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wimauma, a household making less than $2,480 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Wimauma.

Area Median Income In Wimauma

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

In Wimauma, 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 Wimauma

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 Wimauma

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wimauma 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 Wimauma 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 Wimauma 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