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Affordable Housing In Kootenai County

52 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kootenai County

Parkside Apartments

1814 N Spokane St
Post Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Park Ridge Apartments

3321 E Park Ridge Loop
Post Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Family & Senior

Villas at Tullamore

3011 Charleville Road
Post Falls, Idaho
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Coeur D'Alene Manor

115 E Anton Ave
Coeur D'alene, Idaho
Call For Rent
1 BR

Montrose Senior Apartments

2265 W Compass Lp
Post Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Tullamore Commons Apartments

3797 E Carradale
Post Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Timberlane Apartments

5923 W Massachusetts St
Spirit Lake, Idaho

Maple Tree Court

401 E Jefferson St
Spirit Lake, Idaho

Heritage Place

702 W Walnut Ave
Fernan Lake Village, Idaho
Elderly Supportive Housing

Post Falls Terrace

1120 N Idaho St
Post Falls, Idaho
Elderly Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kootenai County, Idaho

There are 52 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,130 affordable apartments for rent in Kootenai County, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho

Kootenai County features 495 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 Kootenai County, Idaho

There are 1,635 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kootenai County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kootenai County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kootenai County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $834 and $1,020.

2020 Kootenai 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
Fair Market Rent $682 $726 $927 $1,337 $1,628
Payment Standard Range $614 to $750 $653 to $799 $834 to $1,020 $1,203 to $1,471 $1,465 to $1,791

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Kootenai County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 52
Total Low Income Apartments 2,130
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 495
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $49,403 ±$1,537
Median Rent $837 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.15% ± 3.25pp
Total Population 145,046

Population and Household Demographics

Kootenai County is a county in Idaho with a population of 145,046. There are 56,421 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 29.85% of households in Kootenai County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kootenai County

The median gross income for households in Kootenai County is $49,403 a year, or $4,117 a month. The median rent for the county is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kootenai County, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Kootenai County.

Area Median Income In Kootenai 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 Kootenai County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400

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 Kootenai 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 Kootenai County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,050
80% of Median $39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600

Cities In Kootenai County

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Coeur D'alene
Conkling Park
Dalton Gardens
Fernan Lake Village
Hayden Lake
Post Falls
Rockford Bay
Spirit Lake
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