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

Discover affordable housing in Kihei where there are 8+ 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.

Kaiwahine Village

555 Kaiwahine St, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Kaiaulu O Halele'a

Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 2-4

Kenolio Apartments

116 Nokahea Loop, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 1-3
payment $512-1546/mo.

Hale Mahaolu Ehiku Ib

15 Ehiku Loop, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Hale Mahaolu Ehiku 1a

64 Ehiku Loop, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Hale Mahaolu Ehiku - Phase II

94 Ehiku Loop, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Hale Kihei

179 Hale Kai St, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Uwapo Road Apartments

141 Uwapo Rd, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Kihei, 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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Kihei, 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 Kihei, Hawaii Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Kihei, 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 Kihei, Hawaii.

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

How many renters live in Kihei, Hawaii?

The City of Kihei has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 34.1 percent of the population living in Kihei.

What is the rental market like in Kihei, Hawaii?

There are an estimated housing units in the Kihei area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Kihei, Hawaii, there are 1.65 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Kihei?

The rental vacancy rate in Kihei is 39 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kihei
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
147 896 1,349 688 64
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Kihei

A large number of apartments in Kihei 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 Kihei

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 Kihei, Hawaii

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

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 124 84 percent
One BR 251 28 percent
Two BR 259 19 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Kihei, Hawaii

How many affordable rental units are in Kihei?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Kihei, 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
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Kihei, Hawaii

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

Income Based Apartments in Kihei, Hawaii

Kihei features 75 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 Kihei, Hawaii

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kihei.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kihei, Hawaii

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.