; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Power County, ID

Westport Apartments

201 Lee St # A101
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Grand Cascade Apartments

145 Hillcrest Ave
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted

American Falls Ha

355 Madison St
American Falls, Idaho
Public Housing

El Rancho Grande Estates

133 Hillcrest Ave
American Falls, Idaho
Rent Assisted
Farm Labor
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There are 31 low-income apartments in Power County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 128 low-income homes in Power County 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 April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Power County, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Power County, Idaho

Power County features 128 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 Power County, Idaho

There are 31 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Power County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Power County, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Power County, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $963.

2023 Power 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
Power County, Idaho Fair Market Rent $585 $665 $875 $1,244 $1,490
Power County, Idaho Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $599 to $732 $788 to $963 $1,120 to $1,368 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Power County, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 159
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 128
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.79%
Average Renter Household Size 3.52
Average Household Size 2.99
Median Household Income $44,779 ±$3,316
Median Rent $711 ±$82
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.63% ± 11.18pp
Total Population 7,731

Population and Household Demographics

Power County is a county in Idaho with a population of 7,731. There are 2,563 households in the county with an average household size of 2.99 persons. 28.79% of households in Power County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Power County

The median gross income for households in Power County is $44,779 a year, or $3,732 a month. The median rent for the county is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Power County, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Power County.

Area Median Income In Power 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 Power County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Power 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 Power County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Power County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $49,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Power County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,500 $30,250 $34,050 $37,800 $40,850 $43,850 $46,900 $49,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Power County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,350 $48,400 $54,450 $60,450 $65,300 $70,150 $75,000 $79,800