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Casa Grande II

409 Highway 30
Filer, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 64 low-income apartments in Filer that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Filer where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $309 towards rent each month.

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

Filer, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Filer, Idaho

Filer 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 Filer, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Filer, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Filer landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Filer.

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

2023 Filer, 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
Filer, Idaho Fair Market Rent $671 $762 $1,003 $1,401 $1,659
Filer, 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.

Filer, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $42,188 ±$5,330
Median Rent $675 ±$120
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.77% ± 16.33pp
Total Population 2,625

Population and Household Demographics

Filer is a city in Twin Falls County, Idaho with a population of 2,625. There are 933 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 34.83% of households in Filer are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Filer

The median gross income for households in Filer is $42,188 a year, or $3,516 a month. The median rent for the city is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Filer, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Filer.

Area Median Income In Filer

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

In Filer, 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 Filer

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 Filer

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Filer 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 Filer 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 Filer 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