Affordable Housing In Winter Garden
Orange County, Florida

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Winter Garden

West Pointe Villas

1207 W Pointe Villas Blvd
Winter Garden, FL
HCV Welcome

Bay Pointe

1053 Horizon St
Winter Garden, FL

Country Garden Apartments

1412 Country Garden Cir
Winter Garden, FL
HCV Welcome

Evergreen Garden Apartments

678 W Bay St
Winter Garden, FL

Park Avenue Villas

46 S Park Ave
Winter Garden, FL
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Winter Garden

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Winter Garden, Florida

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 718 affordable apartments for rent in Winter Garden, Florida. Winter Garden features 126 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 592 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winter Garden.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Winter Garden, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 126
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 3.04
Median Household Income $60,352 ±$5,285
Median Rent $986 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.5% ± 8.49pp
Total Population 37,955

Population and Household Demographics

Winter Garden is a City in Orange County, Florida with a population of 37,955. There are 12,318 households in the city with an average household size of 3.04 persons. 31.08% of households in Winter Garden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winter Garden

The median gross income for households in Winter Garden is $60,352 a year, or $5,029 a month. The median rent for the city is $986 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winter Garden, a household making less than $3,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Winter Garden.1

Area Median Income In Winter Garden

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

In Winter Garden, 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 Winter Garden

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 Winter Garden HUD Rental Assistance in Winter Garden

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 Winter Garden

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