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

Fountain Terrace Apartments

351 S 1st W
Soda Springs, Idaho

Alsace Village

341 S 1st E
Soda Springs, Idaho
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Soda Springs Vista

451 N 7th E
Soda Springs, Idaho
Rent Assisted
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There are 36 low-income apartments in Soda Springs that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 56 low-income homes in Soda Springs 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 October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Soda Springs, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Soda Springs, Idaho

Soda Springs features 56 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 Soda Springs, Idaho

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Soda Springs, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Soda Springs, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $753 and $921.

2023 Soda Springs, 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
Soda Springs, Idaho Fair Market Rent $632 $636 $837 $1,155 $1,322
Soda Springs, Idaho Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $572 to $700 $753 to $921 $1,040 to $1,271 $1,190 to $1,454

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Soda Springs, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 92
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $55,278 ±$9,808
Median Rent $545 ±$126
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.82% ± 14.5pp
Total Population 2,974

Population and Household Demographics

Soda Springs is a city in Caribou County, Idaho with a population of 2,974. There are 1,140 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 21.14% of households in Soda Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Soda Springs

The median gross income for households in Soda Springs is $55,278 a year, or $4,607 a month. The median rent for the city is $545 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Soda Springs, a household making less than $1,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Soda Springs.

Area Median Income In Soda Springs

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 Soda Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caribou County.

In Soda Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,700

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 Soda Springs

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 Soda Springs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Soda Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,200 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Soda Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,500 $41,600 $44,700 $47,750 $50,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Soda Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,100 $49,250 $55,400 $61,550 $66,500 $71,400 $76,350 $81,250