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Waimanalo Apartments

41-545 Hihimanu Street
Waimanalo, Hawaii
Rent Assisted

Kulanakauhale Maluhia O Na Kupuna

41-209 Ilauhole St
Waimanalo, Hawaii
Rent Assisted
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There are 166 low-income apartments in Waimanalo that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Waimanalo where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $458 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Waimanalo, 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
City and County of Honolulu Community Assistance Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Hawaii Public Housing Authority - Section 8 Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher
Hawaii Public Housing Authority - Public Housing Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Hawaii Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Waimanalo.

Waimanalo, Hawaii Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Waimanalo, Hawaii

Waimanalo 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 Waimanalo, Hawaii

There are 166 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waimanalo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Waimanalo, Hawaii

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Waimanalo, Hawaii for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,022 and $2,472.

2023 Waimanalo, 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
Waimanalo, Hawaii Fair Market Rent $1,563 $1,716 $2,247 $3,193 $3,827
Waimanalo, Hawaii Payment Standard Range $1,407 to $1,719 $1,544 to $1,888 $2,022 to $2,472 $2,874 to $3,512 $3,444 to $4,210

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Waimanalo, HI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 166
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.22%
Average Renter Household Size 4.08
Average Household Size 4.44
Median Household Income $68,398 ±$8,094
Median Rent $1,227 ±$129
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.74% ± 18.33pp
Total Population 6,164

Population and Household Demographics

Waimanalo is a city in Honolulu County, Hawaii with a population of 6,164. There are 1,377 households in the city with an average household size of 4.44 persons. 39.22% of households in Waimanalo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Waimanalo

The median gross income for households in Waimanalo is $68,398 a year, or $5,700 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,227 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waimanalo, a household making less than $4,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Waimanalo.

Area Median Income In Waimanalo

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 Waimanalo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Honolulu County.

In Waimanalo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $121,400

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 Waimanalo

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 Waimanalo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Waimanalo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,550 $31,450 $35,400 $39,300 $42,450 $46,320 $52,230 $58,140
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Waimanalo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,850 $52,400 $58,950 $65,500 $70,750 $76,000 $81,250 $86,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Waimanalo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$73,400 $83,850 $94,350 $104,800 $113,200 $121,600 $130,000 $138,350