Affordable Housing In Driggs
Teton County, Idaho

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Driggs

Fox Creek Apartments

132 Valley Center Dr
Driggs, Idaho
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Teton Court Apartments

260 E Wallace Ave
Driggs, Idaho
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Driggs, Idaho

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Driggs, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Driggs, Idaho

Driggs features 0 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 Driggs, Idaho

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Driggs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Driggs, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Driggs, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $891 and $1,089.

2022 Driggs, 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
Driggs, Idaho Fair Market Rent $767 $772 $990 $1,406 $1,694
Driggs, Idaho Payment Standard Range $690 to $844 $695 to $849 $891 to $1,089 $1,265 to $1,547 $1,525 to $1,863

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Driggs, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $42,216 ±$16,699
Median Rent $777 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.41% ± 14.54pp
Total Population 1,936

Population and Household Demographics

Driggs is a city in Teton County, Idaho with a population of 1,936. There are 721 households in the city with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 46.32% of households in Driggs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Driggs

The median gross income for households in Driggs is $42,216 a year, or $3,518 a month. The median rent for the city is $777 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Driggs, a household making less than $2,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Driggs.

Area Median Income In Driggs

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 Driggs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Teton County.

In Driggs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,000

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 Driggs

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 Driggs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Driggs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Driggs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Driggs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,850 $54,650 $61,500 $68,300 $73,800 $79,250 $84,700 $90,200