Affordable Housing In Lewis County
Idaho

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lewis County

Lincoln Project

501 Maple Street
Nezperce, Idaho
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Lewis County, Idaho

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Lewis County, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Lewis County, Idaho

Lewis County features 8 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 Lewis County, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lewis County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lewis County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Lewis 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
Lewis County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $589 $617 $757 $1,075 $1,285
Lewis County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $555 to $679 $681 to $833 $968 to $1,183 $1,157 to $1,414

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lewis County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 8
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $36,505 ±$2,374
Median Rent $599 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.29% ± 7.1pp
Total Population 3,812

Population and Household Demographics

Lewis County is a county in Idaho with a population of 3,812. There are 1,625 households in the county with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 27.57% of households in Lewis County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lewis County

The median gross income for households in Lewis County is $36,505 a year, or $3,042 a month. The median rent for the county is $599 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lewis County, a household making less than $1,997 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Lewis County.

Area Median Income In Lewis 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 Lewis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,400

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 Lewis 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 Lewis County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lewis County 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 Lewis County 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 Lewis County 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

Cities In Lewis County

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City Served By
Craigmont
Mineral
Morton
Mossyrock
Nezperce
Packwood
Reubens
Toledo
Vader
Winchester