Affordable Housing In Maui County
Hawaii

Affordable Housing programs support 1,067 income based apartments in Maui County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,305 affordable apartments in Maui County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Maui County, Hawaii

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Maui County. Go to the Hawaii Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Maui County.

Kahului Town Terrace

170 Hoohana St
Kahului, Hawaii
$549-1,523
1-3 BR
Affordable

Luana Gardens II

615A W Papa Avenue
Kahului, Hawaii
Income Based
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Lahaina Surf

1037C Wainee Street
Lahaina, Hawaii
Income Based
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Hale Mahaolu Eono 5

810 Kelawea Street
Lahaina, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hale Mahaolu Ehiku Ib

15 Ehiku Loop
Kihei, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hale Mahaolu Elima

11 Mahaolu Street
Kahului, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Luana Gardens III

711 S Kamehameha Avenue
Kahului, Hawaii
Income Based
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Hale Mahaolu Ekolu

717B Makaala Drive
Wailuku, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hale Mahaolu Eha

1057 Makawao Avenue
Makawao, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hale Mahaolu Elua

200 Hina Avenue
Kahului, Hawaii
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Maui County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Maui County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Kahului, HI Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Kahului.
Affordable Housing In Kaunakakai, HI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Kaunakakai.
Affordable Housing In Kihei, HI Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Kihei.
Affordable Housing In Kula, HI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Kula.
Affordable Housing In Lahaina, HI Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Lahaina.
Affordable Housing In Lanai City, HI Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Lanai City.
Affordable Housing In Makawao, HI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Makawao.
Affordable Housing In Maunaloa, HI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Maunaloa.
Affordable Housing In Pukalani, HI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pukalani.
Affordable Housing In Wailuku, HI Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Wailuku.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

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 Maui County.

Maui County, Hawaii Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Maui County, Hawaii

Maui County features 1,067 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 1,305 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 $1,787 and $2,185.

2023 Maui County, 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
Maui County, Hawaii Fair Market Rent $1,532 $1,606 $1,986 $2,731 $2,944
Maui County, 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.

Maui County, HI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 41
Total Low Income Apartments 2,373
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,067
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.96
Median Household Income $66,476 ±$2,202
Median Rent $1,287 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.74% ± 2.96pp
Total Population 160,863

Population and Household Demographics

Maui County is a county in Hawaii with a population of 160,863. There are 53,463 households in the county with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 42.35% of households in Maui County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Maui County

The median gross income for households in Maui County is $66,476 a year, or $5,540 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,287 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Maui County, a household making less than $4,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Maui County.

Area Median Income In Maui County

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.

In Maui County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,100

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 Maui County

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 Maui County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Maui County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,000 $27,400 $30,850 $34,250 $37,350 $42,780 $48,210 $53,640
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Maui County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,950 $45,650 $51,350 $57,050 $61,650 $66,200 $70,750 $75,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Maui County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,950 $73,050 $82,200 $91,300 $98,650 $105,950 $113,250 $120,550