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Clark Fork, Idaho
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Clark Fork that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 16 low-income homes in Clark Fork where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Clark Fork, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Clark Fork, Idaho

Clark Fork features 16 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 Clark Fork, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark Fork, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark Fork, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $860 and $1,051.

2023 Clark Fork, 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
Clark Fork, Idaho Fair Market Rent $761 $766 $955 $1,357 $1,627
Clark Fork, Idaho Payment Standard Range $685 to $837 $689 to $843 $860 to $1,051 $1,221 to $1,493 $1,464 to $1,790

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clark Fork, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.91%
Average Renter Household Size 1.42
Average Household Size 1.84
Median Household Income $20,000 ±$7,074
Median Rent $628 ±$177
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.85% ± 30.4pp
Total Population 423

Population and Household Demographics

Clark Fork is a city in Bonner County, Idaho with a population of 423. There are 230 households in the city with an average household size of 1.84 persons. 33.91% of households in Clark Fork are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark Fork

The median gross income for households in Clark Fork is $20,000 a year, or $1,667 a month. The median rent for the city is $628 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark Fork, a household making less than $2,093 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark Fork.

Area Median Income In Clark Fork

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 Clark Fork, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bonner County.

In Clark Fork, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Clark Fork

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 Clark Fork

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clark Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,050 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clark Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clark Fork AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600