Affordable Housing In Idaho County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Idaho County

Tamarack Apartments

412 S E St
Grangeville, Idaho

Burkhart Homes I

Rr 2 Box 200
Kamiah, Idaho

Pleasant Valley

220 N Myrtle St
Grangeville, Idaho

Irwin Center

325 S. Main Street
Riggins, Idaho

Evergreen Apartments

Rock Pit Rd
Grangeville, Idaho
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Idaho County, Idaho

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 148 affordable apartments for rent in Idaho County, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Idaho County, Idaho

Idaho County features 85 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 Idaho County, Idaho

There are 63 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Idaho County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Idaho County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Idaho County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

2022 Idaho 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.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Idaho County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $649 $654 $860 $1,136 $1,459
Idaho County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $584 to $714 $589 to $719 $774 to $946 $1,022 to $1,250 $1,313 to $1,605

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Idaho County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 148
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 85
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $38,191 ±$2,196
Median Rent $606 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.36% ± 6.43pp
Total Population 16,312

Population and Household Demographics

Idaho County is a county in Idaho with a population of 16,312. There are 6,583 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 19.76% of households in Idaho County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Idaho County

The median gross income for households in Idaho County is $38,191 a year, or $3,183 a month. The median rent for the county is $606 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Idaho County, a household making less than $2,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Idaho County.

Area Median Income In Idaho 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 Idaho County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,400

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 Idaho 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 Idaho County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Idaho County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,250 $43,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Idaho County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,300 $26,600 $29,950 $33,250 $35,950 $38,600 $41,250 $43,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Idaho County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,250 $42,600 $47,900 $53,200 $57,500 $61,750 $66,000 $70,250

Cities In Idaho County

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