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

Clover Creek II

250 South 1st Ave.
Bliss, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Clover Creek II

250 South 1st Avenue
Bliss, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Bliss that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 51 low-income homes in Bliss 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 January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Bliss, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bliss, Idaho

Bliss features 51 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 Bliss, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bliss, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bliss, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $816 and $998.

2023 Bliss, 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
Bliss, Idaho Fair Market Rent $690 $699 $907 $1,193 $1,430
Bliss, Idaho Payment Standard Range $621 to $759 $629 to $769 $816 to $998 $1,074 to $1,312 $1,287 to $1,573

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bliss, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 51
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 51
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $25,000 ±$10,475
Median Rent $452 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.34% ± 26.71pp
Total Population 346

Population and Household Demographics

Bliss is a city in Gooding County, Idaho with a population of 346. There are 144 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 46.53% of households in Bliss are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bliss

The median gross income for households in Bliss is $25,000 a year, or $2,083 a month. The median rent for the city is $452 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bliss, a household making less than $1,507 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Bliss.

Area Median Income In Bliss

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 Bliss, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gooding County.

In Bliss, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,000

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 Bliss

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 Bliss

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bliss AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $44,750 $47,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bliss AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,250 $28,850 $32,450 $36,050 $38,950 $41,850 $44,750 $47,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bliss AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,400 $46,150 $51,900 $57,650 $62,300 $66,900 $71,500 $76,100