Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Boundary County, ID

Discover affordable housing in Boundary County where there are 4+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Jenni Lane Apartments

6762 Wilson St, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805

Bonners Ferry Apartments

422 Augusta Ave, Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Mountain View South

6881 Eisenhower St, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805

Oak Street Senior Apts.

7022 Oak St, Bonners Ferry, Idaho

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Boundary County, Idaho

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Boundary County, Idaho
$17.31/hour
$10.06 (+139%) more than Idaho minimum wage and $10.06 (+139%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Boundary County, Idaho?

The County of Boundary County has 12,335 people living in 4,710 households.

There are 2,677 renters living in 1,059 renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.7 percent of the population living in Boundary County.

What is the rental market like in Boundary County, Idaho?

There are an estimated 5,456 housing units in the Boundary County area. Of these, 1,117 units are rental homes, making up 20 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Boundary County, Idaho, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Boundary County?

The rental vacancy rate in Boundary County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Boundary County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Boundary County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
121 196 382 275 58
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Boundary County

A large number of apartments in Boundary County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Boundary County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 28 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 12 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Boundary County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $671 to $1,551. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $671
One BR $696
Two BR $914
Three BR $1,288
Four BR $1,551
2024 Fair Market Rents in Boundary County, Idaho

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Boundary County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 14 12 percent
One BR 89 45 percent
Two BR 233 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Boundary County, Idaho

How many affordable rental units are in Boundary County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Boundary County, Idaho including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 31
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 18
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 1
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 89
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Boundary County, Idaho

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Boundary County, Idaho

Boundary County features 98 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 0 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 $823 and $1,005.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.