. Low Income Apartments For Rent in American Falls, Idaho - Affordable Housing Online

Westport Apartments

201 Lee St # A101
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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2-3 BR

Grand Cascade Apartments

145 Hillcrest Ave
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

American Falls Ha

355 Madison St
American Falls, Idaho
Public Housing

El Rancho Grande Estates

133 Hillcrest Ave
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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There are 223 low-income apartments in American Falls that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 40 low-income homes in American Falls 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 April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving American Falls, 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
Housing Authority of the City of American Falls Public Housing
Go to the Idaho Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near American Falls.

American Falls, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in American Falls, Idaho

American Falls features 40 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 American Falls, Idaho

There are 223 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in American Falls.

Housing Choice Vouchers in American Falls, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in American Falls, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $963.

2023 American Falls, 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
American Falls, Idaho Fair Market Rent $585 $665 $875 $1,244 $1,490
American Falls, Idaho Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $599 to $732 $788 to $963 $1,120 to $1,368 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

American Falls, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 287
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.83%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $42,308 ±$4,140
Median Rent $702 ±$178
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.52% ± 15.22pp
Total Population 4,380

Population and Household Demographics

American Falls is a city in Power County, Idaho with a population of 4,380. There are 1,492 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 30.83% of households in American Falls are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in American Falls

The median gross income for households in American Falls is $42,308 a year, or $3,526 a month. The median rent for the city is $702 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In American Falls, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.52% of households who rent are overburdened in American Falls.

Area Median Income In American Falls

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 American Falls, the AMI is calculated from all households within Power County.

In American Falls, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 American Falls

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 American Falls

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the American Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $49,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the American Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,500 $30,250 $34,050 $37,800 $40,850 $43,850 $46,900 $49,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the American Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,350 $48,400 $54,450 $60,450 $65,300 $70,150 $75,000 $79,800