Affordable Housing In Captain Cook
Hawaii County, Hawaii

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Captain Cook

Captain Cook Elderly Housing Project

82-1040 Kiloa Rd
Captain Cook, Hawaii
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Kona Krafts Group Home

82-1055 Kiloa Rd
Captain Cook, Hawaii
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Captain Cook

Housing Authority Programs
County of Hawaii Office of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Captain Cook, Hawaii

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 27 affordable apartments for rent in Captain Cook, Hawaii.

Income Based Apartments in Captain Cook, Hawaii

Captain Cook features 27 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 Captain Cook, Hawaii

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Captain Cook.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Captain Cook, Hawaii

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Captain Cook, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,322 and $1,616.

2021 Captain Cook, Hawaii 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
Captain Cook, Hawaii Fair Market Rent $969 $1,115 $1,469 $1,889 $1,992
Captain Cook, Hawaii Payment Standard Range $872 to $1,066 $1,004 to $1,227 $1,322 to $1,616 $1,700 to $2,078 $1,793 to $2,191

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Captain Cook, HI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 27
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 27
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.33%
Average Renter Household Size 3.30
Average Household Size 3.39
Median Household Income $66,276 ±$16,197
Median Rent $1,504 ±$472
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.08% ± 26.19pp
Total Population 4,594

Population and Household Demographics

Captain Cook is a city in Hawaii County, Hawaii with a population of 4,594. There are 1,357 households in the city with an average household size of 3.39 persons. 29.33% of households in Captain Cook are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Captain Cook

The median gross income for households in Captain Cook is $66,276 a year, or $5,523 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,504 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Captain Cook, a household making less than $5,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Captain Cook.

Area Median Income In Captain Cook

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 Captain Cook, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hawaii County.

In Captain Cook, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,800

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 Captain Cook

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 Captain Cook

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Captain Cook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,600 $25,260 $30,480 $35,700 $40,920 $46,140 $51,360
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Captain Cook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,000 $34,250 $38,550 $42,800 $46,250 $49,650 $53,100 $56,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Captain Cook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,950 $54,800 $61,650 $68,500 $74,000 $79,500 $84,950 $90,450