Affordable Housing In Ada County
69 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ada County
Housing Authorities that serve Ada County
|Ada County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Boise City Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Ada County, Idaho
There are 69 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,882 affordable apartments for rent in Ada County, Idaho.
Income Based Apartments in Ada County, Idaho
Ada County features 1,106 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 Ada County, Idaho
There are 2,776 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ada County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Ada County, Idaho
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ada County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Ada County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ada County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.
2020 Ada County, Idaho 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$613||$748||$941||$1,346||$1,548|
|Payment Standard Range||$552 to $674||$673 to $823||$847 to $1,035||$1,211 to $1,481||$1,393 to $1,703|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Ada County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||69|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,882|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,106|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.71%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.52|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Median Household Income||$56,356 ±$1,082|
|Median Rent||$856 ±$12|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.31% ± 1.94pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Ada County is a county in Idaho with a population of 417,501. There are 157,286 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 32.71% of households in Ada County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Ada County
The median gross income for households in Ada County is $56,356 a year, or $4,696 a month. The median rent for the county is $856 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ada County, a household making less than $2,853 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Ada County.
Area Median Income In Ada 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 Ada County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,800
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 Ada 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 Ada County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,750||$18,000||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,200||$29,950||$33,700||$37,400||$40,400||$43,400||$46,400||$49,400|
|80% of Median||$41,900||$47,900||$53,900||$59,850||$64,650||$69,450||$74,250||$79,050|
Cities In Ada County
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|Boise||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boise are the Boise City Housing Authority and Ada County Housing Authority.|
|Eagle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eagle are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|
|Garden City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garden City are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|
|Hidden Spring||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hidden Spring are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|
|Kuna||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kuna are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|
|Meridian||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Meridian are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|
|Star||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Star are the Ada County Housing Authority and Boise City Housing Authority.|