Affordable Housing In Orofino
Clearwater County, Idaho

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orofino

Riverside Apartments

330 129th St
Orofino, Idaho
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Orofino, Idaho

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Orofino, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Orofino, Idaho

Orofino features 24 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 Orofino, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orofino, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orofino, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $753 and $921.

2022 Orofino, 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
Orofino, Idaho Fair Market Rent $632 $636 $837 $1,181 $1,373
Orofino, Idaho Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $572 to $700 $753 to $921 $1,063 to $1,299 $1,236 to $1,510

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Orofino, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.05
Median Household Income $37,875 ±$3,779
Median Rent $623 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.86% ± 6.5pp
Total Population 3,088

Population and Household Demographics

Orofino is a city in Clearwater County, Idaho with a population of 3,088. There are 1,003 households in the city with an average household size of 2.05 persons. 38.48% of households in Orofino are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orofino

The median gross income for households in Orofino is $37,875 a year, or $3,156 a month. The median rent for the city is $623 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orofino, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Orofino.

Area Median Income In Orofino

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 Orofino, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clearwater County.

In Orofino, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Orofino

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 Orofino

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orofino 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 Orofino 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 Orofino 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