Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Latah County, ID

Discover affordable housing in Latah County where there are 11+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Creekside Apartments

1630 S Main St , Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Creekside Senior Apartments

1227 Creelside Lane , Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Independence Hill

1450 W A St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-2

Hillside Village

1126 N Polk Ext, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 2-3

Camas Village

1825 White Ave, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 2-3

Edenmoor Apartments

308 N Grant St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

Hillcrest Apartments

146 E Persimmon St, Genesee, Idaho 83832

Sunrise Village

909 Travois Way, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1

Hiawatha Apartments CO Dean Vettrus Rd

400 6th St, Potlatch, Idaho 83855

Moscow Transitional Housing

627 N Van Buren St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

Ridge Road Apartments CO Dean Vettrus

1404 Ridge Rd, Moscow, Idaho 83843

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Latah County, Idaho

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Latah County, Idaho
$17.92/hour
$10.67 (+147%) more than Idaho minimum wage and $10.67 (+147%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Latah County, Idaho?

The County of Latah County has 39,872 people living in 15,929 households.

There are 11,185 renters living in 6,384 renter households in this County. Renters make up 28.05 percent of the population living in Latah County.

What is the rental market like in Latah County, Idaho?

There are an estimated 17,301 housing units in the Latah County area. Of these, 6,671 units are rental homes, making up 39 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Latah County, Idaho, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Latah County?

The rental vacancy rate in Latah County is 1 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Latah County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Latah County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
163 1,185 3,062 1,472 302
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Latah County

A large number of apartments in Latah County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Latah County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 46 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Latah County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $703 to $1,605. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $703
One BR $763
Two BR $946
Three BR $1,333
Four BR $1,605
2024 Fair Market Rents in Latah County, Idaho

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Latah County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 111 68 percent
One BR 731 62 percent
Two BR 2,040 67 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Latah County, Idaho

How many affordable rental units are in Latah County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Latah County, Idaho including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 289
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 37
Section 236 Rental Assistance 51
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 13
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 164
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Latah County, Idaho

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Latah County, Idaho

Latah County features 72 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 Latah County, Idaho

There are 255 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Latah County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Latah County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Latah County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $851 and $1,041.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.