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South Meadow Apartments

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

Valley Vista Village

653 Rose St N
Twin Falls, Idaho
S. 202
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1 BR

Fawnbrook Apartments I

647 Fawnbrook Avenue
Twin Falls, Idaho
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1-3 BR

Devon Senior Apartments

1338 N. College Rd.
Twin Falls, Idaho
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1-2 BR

Masqueray Lofts

137 7th Ave E.
Twin Falls, Idaho
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Studio-3 BR
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There are 741 low-income apartments in Twin Falls that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Twin Falls, Idaho can range from $339 to $339 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 338 low-income homes in Twin Falls where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $346 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.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Twin Falls, Idaho

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
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Go to the Idaho Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Twin Falls.

Twin Falls, Idaho Affordable Housing Data

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 741 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 $903 and $1,103.

2023 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
Twin Falls, Idaho Fair Market Rent $671 $762 $1,003 $1,401 $1,659
Twin Falls, Idaho Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $686 to $838 $903 to $1,103 $1,261 to $1,541 $1,493 to $1,825

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Twin Falls, ID Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,103
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.

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 $76,300

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Twin Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $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 Twin Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,000 $30,850 $34,700 $38,550 $41,650 $44,750 $47,850 $50,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Twin Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,150 $49,300 $55,450 $61,600 $66,550 $71,500 $76,400 $81,350