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Affordable Housing In Naalehu
Hawaii County, Hawaii

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Naalehu

Weinberg Hale Kupaa

94-6733 Kamaoa Rd
Naalehu, Hawaii
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Disabled Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Naalehu

Housing Authority Programs
County of Hawaii Office of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Naalehu, Hawaii

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 5 affordable apartments for rent in Naalehu, Hawaii.

Income Based Apartments in Naalehu, Hawaii

Naalehu features 5 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 Naalehu, Hawaii

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Naalehu, Hawaii

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Naalehu landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Naalehu.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Naalehu, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,322 and $1,616.

2021 Naalehu, 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
Naalehu, Hawaii Fair Market Rent $969 $1,115 $1,469 $1,889 $1,992
Naalehu, Hawaii Payment Standard Range $872 to $1,066 $1,004 to $1,227 $1,322 to $1,616 $1,700 to $2,078 $1,793 to $2,191

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Naalehu, HI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 5
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.73%
Average Renter Household Size 3.25
Average Household Size 4.17
Median Household Income $40,568 ±$17,068
Median Rent $775 ±$454
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.33% ± 53.5pp
Total Population 847

Population and Household Demographics

Naalehu is a city in Hawaii County, Hawaii with a population of 847. There are 203 households in the city with an average household size of 4.17 persons. 17.73% of households in Naalehu are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Naalehu

The median gross income for households in Naalehu is $40,568 a year, or $3,381 a month. The median rent for the city is $775 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Naalehu, a household making less than $2,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Naalehu.

Area Median Income In Naalehu

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 Naalehu, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hawaii County.

In Naalehu, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,800

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 Naalehu

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 Naalehu

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Naalehu AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,600 $25,260 $30,480 $35,700 $40,920 $46,140 $51,360
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Naalehu AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,000 $34,250 $38,550 $42,800 $46,250 $49,650 $53,100 $56,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Naalehu AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,950 $54,800 $61,650 $68,500 $74,000 $79,500 $84,950 $90,450