Stites, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Stites, Idaho

Stites 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 Stites, Idaho

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stites.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stites, Idaho

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

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

2023 Stites, 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
Stites, Idaho Fair Market Rent $631 $717 $944 $1,227 $1,586
Stites, 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 research.

Stites, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $21,406 ±$3,908
Median Rent $569 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.53% ± 20.46pp
Total Population 228

Population and Household Demographics

Stites is a city in Idaho County, Idaho with a population of 228. There are 103 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 41.75% of households in Stites are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stites

The median gross income for households in Stites is $21,406 a year, or $1,784 a month. The median rent for the city is $569 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stites, a household making less than $1,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Stites.

Area Median Income In Stites

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

In Stites, 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 Stites

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 Stites

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