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

Irwin Center

325 S. Main Street
Riggins, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 22 low-income apartments in Riggins that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Riggins where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Riggins, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Riggins, Idaho

Riggins 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 Riggins, Idaho

There are 22 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Riggins.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Riggins, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Riggins, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $850 and $1,038.

2023 Riggins, 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
Riggins, Idaho Fair Market Rent $631 $717 $944 $1,227 $1,586
Riggins, Idaho Payment Standard Range $568 to $694 $645 to $789 $850 to $1,038 $1,104 to $1,350 $1,427 to $1,745

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Riggins, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.13%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 1.70
Median Household Income $30,074 ±$6,659
Median Rent $575 ±$347
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.65% ± 25.65pp
Total Population 267

Population and Household Demographics

Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho with a population of 267. There are 157 households in the city with an average household size of 1.70 persons. 47.13% of households in Riggins are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Riggins

The median gross income for households in Riggins is $30,074 a year, or $2,506 a month. The median rent for the city is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Riggins, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Riggins.

Area Median Income In Riggins

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 Riggins, the AMI is calculated from all households within Idaho County.

In Riggins, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Riggins

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 Riggins

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Riggins AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,800 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $43,650 $46,500
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Riggins AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Riggins AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350