. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Kula, Hawaii - Affordable Housing Online

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There are 0 low-income apartments in Kula that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Kula where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $510 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kula, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
County of Maui Housing Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Hawaii Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Kula.

Kula, Hawaii Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kula, Hawaii

Kula features 0 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 Kula, Hawaii

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kula, Hawaii

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kula, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,787 and $2,185.

2023 Kula, 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
Kula, Hawaii Fair Market Rent $1,532 $1,606 $1,986 $2,731 $2,944
Kula, Hawaii Payment Standard Range $1,379 to $1,685 $1,445 to $1,767 $1,787 to $2,185 $2,458 to $3,004 $2,650 to $3,238

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kula, HI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 1
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $78,393 ±$14,885
Median Rent $1,402 ±$134
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.31% ± 14.96pp
Total Population 7,478

Population and Household Demographics

Kula is a city in Maui County, Hawaii with a population of 7,478. There are 2,808 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 31.05% of households in Kula are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kula

The median gross income for households in Kula is $78,393 a year, or $6,533 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,402 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kula, a household making less than $4,673 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Kula.

Area Median Income In Kula

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 Kula, the AMI is calculated from all households within Maui County.

In Kula, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,800

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 Kula

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 Kula

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,350 $27,800 $31,300 $34,750 $40,410 $46,320 $52,230 $58,140
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kula AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$64,900 $74,150 $83,400 $92,650 $100,100 $107,500 $114,900 $122,300