. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Rigby, Idaho - Affordable Housing Online

Meadowview Apartments

375 Farnsworth Way
Rigby, Idaho
Income Based
2-3 BR

Teton View

410 Annis
Rigby, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
Call For Rent
1 BR


370 S 3rd W
Rigby, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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There are 36 low-income apartments in Rigby that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 100 low-income homes in Rigby where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $319 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Rigby, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Rigby, Idaho

Rigby features 100 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 Rigby, Idaho

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rigby.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rigby, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rigby, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $881 and $1,077.

2023 Rigby, 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
Rigby, Idaho Fair Market Rent $670 $796 $979 $1,391 $1,668
Rigby, Idaho Payment Standard Range $603 to $737 $716 to $876 $881 to $1,077 $1,252 to $1,530 $1,501 to $1,835

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rigby, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 136
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $31,335 ±$4,866
Median Rent $657 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.27% ± 19.92pp
Total Population 4,011

Population and Household Demographics

Rigby is a city in Jefferson County, Idaho with a population of 4,011. There are 1,369 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 40.1% of households in Rigby are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rigby

The median gross income for households in Rigby is $31,335 a year, or $2,611 a month. The median rent for the city is $657 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rigby, a household making less than $2,190 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Rigby.

Area Median Income In Rigby

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 Rigby, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jefferson County.

In Rigby, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,400

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 Rigby

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 Rigby

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rigby AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,950 $20,500 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rigby AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rigby AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,850 $54,650 $61,500 $68,300 $73,800 $79,250 $84,700 $90,200