; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Lapwai, ID

Nez Perce Apartments

3830 Nez Perce St
Lapwai, Idaho
Rent Assisted

Sundown Heights II

835 Parade Ave
Lapwai, Idaho
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There are 45 low-income apartments in Lapwai that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Lapwai where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Lapwai, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lapwai, Idaho

Lapwai 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 Lapwai, Idaho

There are 45 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lapwai.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lapwai, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lapwai landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lapwai.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lapwai, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $907 and $1,109.

2023 Lapwai, 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
Lapwai, Idaho Fair Market Rent $674 $784 $1,008 $1,433 $1,717
Lapwai, Idaho Payment Standard Range $607 to $741 $706 to $862 $907 to $1,109 $1,290 to $1,576 $1,545 to $1,889

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lapwai, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 45
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.78%
Average Renter Household Size 3.69
Average Household Size 3.32
Median Household Income $40,000 ±$7,517
Median Rent $651 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.95% ± 12.07pp
Total Population 1,286

Population and Household Demographics

Lapwai is a city in Nez Perce County, Idaho with a population of 1,286. There are 386 households in the city with an average household size of 3.32 persons. 43.78% of households in Lapwai are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lapwai

The median gross income for households in Lapwai is $40,000 a year, or $3,333 a month. The median rent for the city is $651 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lapwai, a household making less than $2,170 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Lapwai.

Area Median Income In Lapwai

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 Lapwai, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nez Perce County.

In Lapwai, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,300

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 Lapwai

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 Lapwai

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lapwai AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,800 $20,350 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lapwai AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,650 $33,900 $38,150 $42,350 $45,750 $49,150 $52,550 $55,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lapwai AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,450 $54,200 $61,000 $67,750 $73,200 $78,600 $84,050 $89,450