Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Maui County, HI

Discover affordable housing in Maui County where there are 45+ 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.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Kaiwahine Village

555 Kaiwahine St, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 2-3

Sunset Terrace Apartments

3626 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761

bed 1-2

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.

Maui Kokua Housing

456 S Lanai St, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

Hale Lokahi Akahi

755 Makaala Dr, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793


1935 Main St, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Hale O Manao Lana Hou Ph II

325 Mahalani St, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Lokenani Hale Apartments

1889 Loke St, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

bed 1
payment $693/mo.

Home Pumehana

290 Kolapa Place, Kaunakakai, Hawaii 96748

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Ehiku Ib

15 Ehiku Loop, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Eono 5

810 Kelawea Street, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761

bed 1

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

Lahaina Surf

1037C Wainee Street, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761

bed 1-3

Hale Mahaolu Elua

200 Hina Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Eha

1057 Makawao Avenue, Makawao, Hawaii 96768

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Ekolu

717B Makaala Drive, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

bed 1

Hale Mahaolu Elima

11 Mahaolu Street, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

bed 1

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Maui County, 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 Maui County, Hawaii
$26.51 (+189%) more than Hawaii minimum wage and $33.26 (+459%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Maui County, Hawaii Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Maui County, 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 Maui County, Hawaii.

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

How many renters live in Maui County, Hawaii?

The County of Maui County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 32.46 percent of the population living in Maui County.

What is the rental market like in Maui County, Hawaii?

There are an estimated housing units in the Maui County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Maui County, Hawaii, there are 1.28 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Maui County?

The rental vacancy rate in Maui County is 27 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 Maui County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Maui County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,941 4,495 7,955 4,584 1,237
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Maui County

A large number of apartments in Maui County 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 Maui County

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 Maui County, Hawaii

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

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 1,250 64 percent
One BR 2,511 56 percent
Two BR 3,058 38 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Maui County, Hawaii

How many affordable rental units are in Maui County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
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
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Maui County, Hawaii

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

Income Based Apartments in Maui County, Hawaii

Maui County features 1,197 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 Maui County, Hawaii

There are 1,173 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Maui County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Maui County, Hawaii

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Maui County landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Maui County.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.