Affordable Housing In Twin Falls
Twin Falls County, Idaho

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Twin Falls

Valley Vista Village

653 Rose St N
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gleneagles Apartments

1846 Harrison Street North
Twin Falls, Idaho
$339
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Carriage Lane Apartments

2510 Whispering Pine Drive
Twin Falls, Idaho
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Market Rate

South Meadow Apartments

475 Caswell Ave W
Twin Falls, Idaho
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Fawnbrook Apartments I

647 Fawnbrook Avenue
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cherrywood Apartments

2026 Elizabeth Blvd
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Twin Falls Garden Apartments

340 Lois St
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Field Stream

1425 Field Stream Way
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR
Market Rate
Accepts Vouchers

Devon Senior Apartments

1338 N. College Rd.
Twin Falls, Idaho
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

El Milagro Housing

1122 S Washington St
Twin Falls, Idaho
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Twin Falls

Housing Authority Programs
Twin Falls Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Twin Falls, Idaho

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,089 affordable apartments for rent in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Income Based Apartments in Twin Falls, Idaho

Twin Falls features 338 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 Twin Falls, Idaho

There are 751 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Twin Falls.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Twin Falls, Idaho

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Twin Falls, Idaho for a two-bedroom apartment is between $721 and $881.

2020 Twin Falls, 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
Fair Market Rent $522 $608 $801 $1,102 $1,322
Payment Standard Range $470 to $574 $547 to $669 $721 to $881 $992 to $1,212 $1,190 to $1,454

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Twin Falls, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,089
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 338
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $41,927 ±$1,803
Median Rent $685 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.73% ± 5.71pp
Total Population 45,984

Population and Household Demographics

Twin Falls is a City in Twin Falls County, Idaho with a population of 45,984. There are 16,839 households in the city with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 40.51% of households in Twin Falls are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Twin Falls

The median gross income for households in Twin Falls is $41,927 a year, or $3,494 a month. The median rent for the city is $685 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Twin Falls, a household making less than $2,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Twin Falls.1

Area Median Income In Twin Falls

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 Twin Falls, the AMI is calculated from all households within Twin Falls County.

In Twin Falls, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Twin Falls

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 Twin Falls

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,050
50% of Median $22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% of Median $36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850