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Affordable Housing In Winter Park
Orange County, Florida

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Winter Park

Tranquil Terrace

845 W Swoope Ave
Winter Park, Florida
Income Based
Studio-1 BR

The Meadows Apartment

718 Margaret Sq
Winter Park, Florida
Income Based
1-5 BR

San Jose Apartments

2353 Winter Woods Blvd
Winter Park, Florida
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Oaks and the Meadows

700 N Denning Dr
Winter Park, Florida
Elderly Supportive Housing

Calvary Towers

1099 Clay St
Winter Park, Florida
Elderly Supportive Housing

Winter Park Oaks Phase II

303 Balfour Dr
Winter Park, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Golden Oaks Apartments

7715 Acorn Woods Cir
Winter Park, Florida
Accepts Vouchers

Howell Branch Cove

7800 Spirit Ln
Winter Park, Florida
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Winter Park

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Winter Park, Florida

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 683 affordable apartments for rent in Winter Park, Florida.

Income Based Apartments in Winter Park, Florida

Winter Park features 375 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 Winter Park, Florida

There are 308 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winter Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winter Park, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Winter Park landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Winter Park.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winter Park, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,123 and $1,373.

2020 Winter Park, 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 $989 $1,064 $1,248 $1,636 $1,956
Payment Standard Range $890 to $1,088 $958 to $1,170 $1,123 to $1,373 $1,472 to $1,800 $1,760 to $2,152

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Winter Park, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 683
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 375
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $59,405 ±$3,629
Median Rent $996 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.07% ± 5.58pp
Total Population 29,182

Population and Household Demographics

Winter Park is a city in Orange County, Florida with a population of 29,182. There are 11,793 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 35.01% of households in Winter Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winter Park

The median gross income for households in Winter Park is $59,405 a year, or $4,950 a month. The median rent for the city is $996 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winter Park, a household making less than $3,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Winter Park.

Area Median Income In Winter Park

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

In Winter Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,100

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 Park

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 Winter Park

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350 $39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
80% of Median $40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800