; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Butte County, ID

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There are 0 low-income apartments in Butte County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 24 low-income homes in Butte County 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 October 29th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Butte County, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Butte County, Idaho

Butte County features 24 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 Butte County, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butte County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butte County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $822 and $1,004.

2023 Butte 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.

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Butte County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $620 $742 $913 $1,294 $1,555
Butte County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $558 to $682 $668 to $816 $822 to $1,004 $1,165 to $1,423 $1,400 to $1,711

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Butte County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $37,891 ±$6,713
Median Rent $594 ±$124
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.24% ± 14.27pp
Total Population 2,653

Population and Household Demographics

Butte County is a county in Idaho with a population of 2,653. There are 1,009 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 20.22% of households in Butte County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butte County

The median gross income for households in Butte County is $37,891 a year, or $3,158 a month. The median rent for the county is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butte County, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Butte County.

Area Median Income In Butte 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 Butte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,500

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 Butte 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 Butte County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Butte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,800 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $43,650 $46,500
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Butte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Butte County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350