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

C Street Apartments

410 C St
Rupert, Idaho
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
1 BR

Colonial Townhouses

1724 D St
Rupert, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Sunset Manor VI

510 15th St
Rupert, Idaho

Valley Park Tomlinson and Assoc

309 Pasherma Kay Dr
Rupert, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Southwood Apartments Tomlinson and Assoc

210 S A St
Rupert, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

( Chdo ) Val - Vista Community Housing

243 N
Rupert, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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There are 101 low-income apartments in Rupert that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 158 low-income homes in Rupert where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $286 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on February 16th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Rupert, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Rupert, Idaho

Rupert features 158 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 Rupert, Idaho

There are 101 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rupert.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rupert, Idaho

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rupert landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Rupert.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rupert, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2023 Rupert, 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
Rupert, Idaho Fair Market Rent $632 $691 $831 $1,181 $1,409
Rupert, Idaho Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $622 to $760 $748 to $914 $1,063 to $1,299 $1,268 to $1,550

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rupert, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 259
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.98
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $34,468 ±$3,165
Median Rent $544 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.87% ± 13.52pp
Total Population 5,601

Population and Household Demographics

Rupert is a city in Minidoka County, Idaho with a population of 5,601. There are 1,950 households in the city with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 33.44% of households in Rupert are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rupert

The median gross income for households in Rupert is $34,468 a year, or $2,872 a month. The median rent for the city is $544 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rupert, a household making less than $1,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Rupert.

Area Median Income In Rupert

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 Rupert, the AMI is calculated from all households within Minidoka County.

In Rupert, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,900

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 Rupert

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 Rupert

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