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

Discover affordable housing in Wahiawa where there are 12+ 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.

Mahi'ai Hale

104 Lakeview Circle, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 2

Whitmore Circle Apts

111 Circle Makai St, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 1-2

Kawahi Maluwai Apartments

730 Wilikina Drive, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

accessibility Accessible

Whitmore Circle Apartments

111 N Circle Makai St, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 1-2

Helemano Plantation Village

64-1510 Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

220 California

220 California Ave, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

30 Koele Way

30 Koele Way, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 3
payment $2350/mo.

60 Nakeke Pl

60 Nakeke Pl, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 3
payment $3000/mo.

1600 Wilikina Dr

1600 Wilikina Dr, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 2
payment $1900/mo.

725 California Ave

725 California Ave, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

bed 1
payment $1400/mo.

Wilikina Park Elderly

298 Wilikina Dr, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

Wahiawa Terrace

331 Palm St, Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Wahiawa, 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 Wahiawa, Hawaii
$28.65 (+205%) more than Hawaii minimum wage and $35.40 (+488%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Wahiawa, Hawaii Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Wahiawa, 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), Public Housing programs for Wahiawa, Hawaii.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Wahiawa, Hawaii.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Mainstream Voucher programs for Wahiawa, Hawaii.

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

How many renters live in Wahiawa, Hawaii?

The City of Wahiawa has 17,400 people living in 5,978 households.

There are 7,151 renters living in 2,916 renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.1 percent of the population living in Wahiawa.

What is the rental market like in Wahiawa, Hawaii?

There are an estimated 6,482 housing units in the Wahiawa area. Of these, 3,009 units are rental homes, making up 46 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Wahiawa, Hawaii, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Wahiawa?

The rental vacancy rate in Wahiawa is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wahiawa
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
225 745 1,159 688 81
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wahiawa

A large number of apartments in Wahiawa have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Wahiawa are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 53 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Wahiawa

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,573 to $3,822. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,573
One BR $1,720
Two BR $2,252
Three BR $3,174
Four BR $3,822
2024 Fair Market Rents in Wahiawa, Hawaii

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

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 208 92 percent
One BR 618 83 percent
Two BR 378 33 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Wahiawa, Hawaii

How many affordable rental units are in Wahiawa?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 223
Public Housing 112
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 122
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 78
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 1
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Wahiawa, Hawaii

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

Income Based Apartments in Wahiawa, Hawaii

Wahiawa features 392 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 Wahiawa, Hawaii

There are 106 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wahiawa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wahiawa, Hawaii

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wahiawa, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,027 and $2,477.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.