Windermere, Florida Affordable Housing

Waiting Lists in Windermere, Florida

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

Finding Affordable Housing in Windermere, Florida

There are 296 low-income apartments in Windermere that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Windermere where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Wildwood Terrace

500 Gillian St
Windermere, Florida

Buena Vista Place II

8825 Buena Pl
Windermere, Florida
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Affordable rent data last confirmed on March 21st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Windermere

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Windermere, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing and Community Development Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Windermere.

Windermere, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Windermere, Florida

Windermere features 0 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 Windermere, Florida

There are 296 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Windermere.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Windermere, Florida

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Windermere, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,454 and $1,778.

2023 Windermere, 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
Windermere, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,338 $1,422 $1,616 $2,064 $2,503
Windermere, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,204 to $1,472 $1,280 to $1,564 $1,454 to $1,778 $1,858 to $2,270 $2,253 to $2,753

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Windermere, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 296
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.72%
Average Renter Household Size 3.06
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $117,283 ±$26,634
Median Rent $1,733 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.19% ± 48.06pp
Total Population 3,106

Population and Household Demographics

Windermere is a city in Orange County, Florida with a population of 3,106. There are 1,132 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 15.72% of households in Windermere are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Windermere

The median gross income for households in Windermere is $117,283 a year, or $9,774 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,733 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Windermere, a household making less than $5,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Windermere.

Area Median Income In Windermere

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

In Windermere, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,100

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 Windermere

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 Windermere

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Windermere AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Windermere AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Windermere AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550