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Affordable Housing In Kuna
Ada County, Idaho

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kuna

Linder Apartments

25 W Flyline Lane
Kuna, Idaho

Leisure Village

540 Linder Ave
Kuna, Idaho

Valley Run Apartments

620 Linder Ave
Kuna, Idaho
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Housing Authorities that serve Kuna

Housing Authority Programs
Ada County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Boise City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kuna, Idaho

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Kuna, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Kuna, Idaho

Kuna features 18 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 Kuna, Idaho

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kuna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kuna, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kuna, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.

2020 Kuna, 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 $613 $748 $941 $1,346 $1,548
Payment Standard Range $552 to $674 $673 to $823 $847 to $1,035 $1,211 to $1,481 $1,393 to $1,703

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Kuna, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 18
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.68%
Average Renter Household Size 3.47
Average Household Size 3.10
Median Household Income $57,417 ±$8,538
Median Rent $1,059 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.89% ± 23.23pp
Total Population 16,557

Population and Household Demographics

Kuna is a city in Ada County, Idaho with a population of 16,557. There are 5,335 households in the city with an average household size of 3.10 persons. 17.68% of households in Kuna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kuna

The median gross income for households in Kuna is $57,417 a year, or $4,785 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,059 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kuna, a household making less than $3,530 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Kuna.

Area Median Income In Kuna

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 Kuna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ada County.

In Kuna, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,800

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 Kuna

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 Kuna

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,200 $29,950 $33,700 $37,400 $40,400 $43,400 $46,400 $49,400
80% of Median $41,900 $47,900 $53,900 $59,850 $64,650 $69,450 $74,250 $79,050