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

Carnoustie Apartments

604 W. Fir
Shelley, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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2-3 BR

Cedars Apartments

350 W Maple St
Shelley, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

West Pine Apartments Nationwide Property

343 W Pine St
Shelley, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Carnoustie Apartments II

604 W Fir St
Shelley, Idaho
Rent Assisted
USDA S. 538
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2-3 BR
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There are 308 low-income apartments in Shelley that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 18 low-income homes in Shelley where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $317 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.

Shelley, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Shelley, Idaho

Shelley features 18 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 Shelley, Idaho

There are 308 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shelley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shelley, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shelley, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $750 and $916.

2023 Shelley, 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
Shelley, Idaho Fair Market Rent $629 $633 $833 $1,184 $1,342
Shelley, Idaho Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $570 to $696 $750 to $916 $1,066 to $1,302 $1,208 to $1,476

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Shelley, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 326
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 18
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.83%
Average Renter Household Size 3.32
Average Household Size 3.35
Median Household Income $51,794 ±$6,703
Median Rent $633 ±$184
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.53% ± 17.07pp
Total Population 4,404

Population and Household Demographics

Shelley is a city in Bingham County, Idaho with a population of 4,404. There are 1,314 households in the city with an average household size of 3.35 persons. 29.83% of households in Shelley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shelley

The median gross income for households in Shelley is $51,794 a year, or $4,316 a month. The median rent for the city is $633 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shelley, a household making less than $2,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Shelley.

Area Median Income In Shelley

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 Shelley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bingham County.

In Shelley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,000

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 Shelley

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 Shelley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Shelley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,000 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Shelley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,650 $30,450 $34,250 $38,050 $41,100 $44,150 $47,200 $50,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Shelley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,650 $48,750 $54,850 $60,900 $65,800 $70,650 $75,550 $80,400