; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Adams County, ID

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Coleman Apartments

200 School Ave
Council, Idaho
Rent Assisted

Council Phase I

201 N Hornet Creek St
Council, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Adams County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 36 low-income homes in Adams County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 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 Adams County, Idaho

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
Southwestern Idaho Cooperative Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Idaho Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Adams County.

Adams County, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Adams County, Idaho

Adams County features 36 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 Adams County, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Adams County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Adams County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

2023 Adams 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
Adams County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $655 $679 $860 $1,166 $1,458
Adams County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $590 to $721 $611 to $747 $774 to $946 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,312 to $1,604

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Adams County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 36
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $39,565 ±$3,928
Median Rent $573 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.62% ± 11.49pp
Total Population 3,880

Population and Household Demographics

Adams County is a county in Idaho with a population of 3,880. There are 1,592 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 22.93% of households in Adams County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Adams County

The median gross income for households in Adams County is $39,565 a year, or $3,297 a month. The median rent for the county is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Adams County, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Adams County.

Area Median Income In Adams 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 Adams County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,800

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 Adams 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 Adams County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Adams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $43,750 $46,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Adams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,700 $28,200 $31,750 $35,250 $38,100 $40,900 $43,750 $46,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Adams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,500 $45,150 $50,800 $56,400 $60,950 $65,450 $69,950 $74,450