Affordable Housing In Kooskia
Idaho County, Idaho

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kooskia, Idaho

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Kooskia, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Kooskia, Idaho

Kooskia 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 Kooskia, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kooskia, Idaho

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

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

2022 Kooskia, 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
Kooskia, Idaho Fair Market Rent $649 $654 $860 $1,136 $1,459
Kooskia, 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.

Kooskia, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $29,615 ±$5,283
Median Rent $619 ±$121
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.85% ± 21.53pp
Total Population 602

Population and Household Demographics

Kooskia is a city in Idaho County, Idaho with a population of 602. There are 252 households in the city with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 30.95% of households in Kooskia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kooskia

The median gross income for households in Kooskia is $29,615 a year, or $2,468 a month. The median rent for the city is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kooskia, a household making less than $2,063 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 Kooskia.

Area Median Income In Kooskia

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

In Kooskia, 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 Kooskia

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 Kooskia

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