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Hiawatha Apartments CO Dean Vettrus Rd

400 6th St
Potlatch, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 160 low-income apartments in Potlatch that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Potlatch 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 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Potlatch, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Potlatch, Idaho

Potlatch 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 Potlatch, Idaho

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Potlatch.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Potlatch, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Potlatch, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $777 and $949.

2023 Potlatch, 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
Potlatch, Idaho Fair Market Rent $619 $680 $863 $1,226 $1,470
Potlatch, Idaho Payment Standard Range $557 to $681 $612 to $748 $777 to $949 $1,103 to $1,349 $1,323 to $1,617

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Potlatch, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 160
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $34,875 ±$15,334
Median Rent $643 ±$116
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 17.65% ± 11.66pp
Total Population 792

Population and Household Demographics

Potlatch is a city in Latah County, Idaho with a population of 792. There are 367 households in the city with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 32.43% of households in Potlatch are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Potlatch

The median gross income for households in Potlatch is $34,875 a year, or $2,906 a month. The median rent for the city is $643 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Potlatch, a household making less than $2,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 17.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Potlatch.

Area Median Income In Potlatch

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 Potlatch, the AMI is calculated from all households within Latah County.

In Potlatch, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,300

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 Potlatch

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 Potlatch

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Potlatch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,550 $20,050 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Potlatch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,250 $33,400 $37,600 $41,750 $45,100 $48,450 $51,800 $55,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Potlatch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,800 $53,450 $60,150 $66,800 $72,150 $77,500 $82,850 $88,200