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315 Clear Lakes Rd
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted

Sunset Manor Apartments

617 Main St
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Kacy Meadows

37 Kacy Meadows Ln
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted

Lincoln Courts

1303 Locust St
Buhl, Idaho
Public Housing

Sawtooth Villa

500 Parnell Dr
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Sawtooth Manor

315 8th Ave N
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted

Meadowbrook Apartments

502 Elm St
Buhl, Idaho
Rent Assisted
USDA S. 538
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There are 88 low-income apartments in Buhl that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 84 low-income homes in Buhl where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $274 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.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Buhl, 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 Buhl Public Housing
Go to the Idaho Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Buhl.

Buhl, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Buhl, Idaho

Buhl features 84 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 Buhl, Idaho

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Buhl.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Buhl, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Buhl landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Buhl.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Buhl, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $903 and $1,103.

2023 Buhl, 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
Buhl, Idaho Fair Market Rent $671 $762 $1,003 $1,401 $1,659
Buhl, Idaho Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $686 to $838 $903 to $1,103 $1,261 to $1,541 $1,493 to $1,825

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Buhl, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 172
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 84
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.03%
Average Renter Household Size 3.50
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $32,730 ±$5,394
Median Rent $712 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.45% ± 15.6pp
Total Population 4,205

Population and Household Demographics

Buhl is a city in Twin Falls County, Idaho with a population of 4,205. There are 1,471 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 36.03% of households in Buhl are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Buhl

The median gross income for households in Buhl is $32,730 a year, or $2,728 a month. The median rent for the city is $712 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Buhl, a household making less than $2,373 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Buhl.

Area Median Income In Buhl

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 Buhl, the AMI is calculated from all households within Twin Falls County.

In Buhl, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 Buhl

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 Buhl

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Buhl AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Buhl AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,000 $30,850 $34,700 $38,550 $41,650 $44,750 $47,850 $50,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Buhl AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,150 $49,300 $55,450 $61,600 $66,550 $71,500 $76,400 $81,350