Affordable Housing In Boundary County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Boundary County

Bonners Ferry Apartments

422 Augusta Ave
Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Jenni Lane Apartments

6762 Wilson St
Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Mountain View South

6881 Eisenhower St
Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Oak Street Senior Apts.

7022 Oak St
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Boundary County, Idaho

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 185 affordable apartments for rent in Boundary County, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Boundary County, Idaho

Boundary County features 69 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 Boundary County, Idaho

There are 116 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Boundary County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Boundary County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Boundary County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $703 and $859.

2022 Boundary 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
Boundary County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $590 $594 $781 $1,109 $1,211
Boundary County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $531 to $649 $535 to $653 $703 to $859 $998 to $1,220 $1,090 to $1,332

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Boundary County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 185
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 69
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $38,961 ±$4,319
Median Rent $707 ±$132
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.99% ± 11.55pp
Total Population 10,961

Population and Household Demographics

Boundary County is a county in Idaho with a population of 10,961. There are 4,265 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 25.96% of households in Boundary County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Boundary County

The median gross income for households in Boundary County is $38,961 a year, or $3,247 a month. The median rent for the county is $707 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Boundary County, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Boundary County.

Area Median Income In Boundary 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 Boundary County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,000

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 Boundary 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 Boundary County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Boundary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Boundary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,100 $28,650 $32,250 $35,800 $38,700 $41,550 $44,400 $47,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Boundary County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,150 $45,850 $51,600 $57,300 $61,900 $66,500 $71,100 $75,650

Cities In Boundary County

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Bonners Ferry
Moyie Springs