Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Moscow, ID

Discover affordable housing in Moscow where there are 9+ 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 Senior Apartments

1227 Creelside Lane , Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-3

Hillside Village

1126 N Polk Ext, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 2-3

Camas Village

1825 White Ave, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 2-3

Independence Hill

1450 W A St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-2

Creekside Apartments

1630 S Main St , Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1-3

Edenmoor Apartments

308 N Grant St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

Sunrise Village

909 Travois Way, Moscow, Idaho 83843

bed 1

Moscow Transitional Housing

627 N Van Buren St, Moscow, Idaho 83843

Ridge Road Apartments CO Dean Vettrus

1404 Ridge Rd, Moscow, Idaho 83843

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Moscow, 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
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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 Moscow, 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 Moscow, Idaho?

The City of Moscow has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.37 percent of the population living in Moscow.

What is the rental market like in Moscow, Idaho?

There are an estimated housing units in the Moscow area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Moscow, Idaho, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Moscow?

The rental vacancy rate in Moscow 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 Moscow for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Moscow
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
153 1,079 2,898 1,177 232
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Moscow

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

How Much Is Rent in Moscow

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 Moscow, Idaho

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

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 101 66 percent
One BR 658 61 percent
Two BR 1,968 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Moscow, Idaho

How many affordable rental units are in Moscow?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Moscow, Idaho

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

Income Based Apartments in Moscow, Idaho

Moscow features 32 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 Moscow, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moscow, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Moscow landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Moscow.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.