Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Kahului, HI

Discover affordable housing in Kahului where there are 10+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Kahului Town Terrace

170 Hoohana St , Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1-3
payment $549-1523/mo.

Maui Kokua Housing

456 S Lanai St, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

Luana Gardens III

711 S Kamehameha Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1-4

Luana Gardens II

615A W Papa Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1-4

Hale Mahaolu Elua

200 Hina Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Elima

11 Mahaolu Street, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1

Kahului Lani

65 School St., Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1
payment $470-935/mo.

Mana Ola Na Keanuenue

450 Kanaloa Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

Hale Kanaloa

450B Kanaloa Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

Hale Mahaolu Akahi

300 W Wakea Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

auto_awesome Focus Results:
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Kahului, Hawaii

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Kahului, Hawaii
$40.51/hour
$26.51 (+189%) more than Hawaii minimum wage and $33.26 (+459%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Kahului, Hawaii Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Kahului, Hawaii?

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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Kahului, Hawaii.

Go to the Hawaii Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Kahului.

How many renters live in Kahului, Hawaii?

The City of Kahului has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 29.68 percent of the population living in Kahului.

What is the rental market like in Kahului, Hawaii?

There are an estimated housing units in the Kahului area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Kahului, Hawaii, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Kahului?

The rental vacancy rate in Kahului is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Kahului for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kahului
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
156 983 1,050 579 227
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kahului

A large number of apartments in Kahului have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Kahului

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,676 to $3,237. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,676
One BR $1,701
Two BR $2,139
Three BR $2,927
Four BR $3,237
2024 Fair Market Rents in Kahului, Hawaii

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Kahului?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 156 100 percent
One BR 809 82 percent
Two BR 292 28 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Kahului, Hawaii

How many affordable rental units are in Kahului?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Kahului, Hawaii including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Kahului, Hawaii

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Kahului, Hawaii

Kahului features 489 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 Kahului, Hawaii

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kahului.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kahului, Hawaii

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kahului landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Kahului.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kahului, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,925 and $2,353.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.