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

Rental assistance programs support 53 low-income homes in Kamiah where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $321 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.

Kamiah, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kamiah, Idaho

Kamiah features 53 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 Kamiah, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kamiah, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kamiah landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kamiah.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kamiah, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $850 and $1,038.

2023 Kamiah, 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
Kamiah, Idaho Fair Market Rent $631 $717 $944 $1,227 $1,586
Kamiah, Idaho Payment Standard Range $568 to $694 $645 to $789 $850 to $1,038 $1,104 to $1,350 $1,427 to $1,745

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kamiah, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 53
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 53
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $29,295 ±$2,845
Median Rent $610 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.69% ± 9.91pp
Total Population 1,329

Population and Household Demographics

Kamiah is a city in Idaho County, Idaho with a population of 1,329. There are 582 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 44.67% of households in Kamiah are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kamiah

The median gross income for households in Kamiah is $29,295 a year, or $2,441 a month. The median rent for the city is $610 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kamiah, a household making less than $2,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Kamiah.

Area Median Income In Kamiah

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 Kamiah, the AMI is calculated from all households within Idaho County.

In Kamiah, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Kamiah

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 Kamiah

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