Affordable Housing In East Cape Girardeau
Housing Authorities that serve East Cape Girardeau
|Alexander County Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Menard County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois.
Income Based Apartments in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois
East Cape Girardeau 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 East Cape Girardeau, Illinois
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in East Cape Girardeau.
Housing Choice Vouchers in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay East Cape Girardeau landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in East Cape Girardeau.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in East Cape Girardeau, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $726 and $888.
2021 East Cape Girardeau, Illinois 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|
|East Cape Girardeau, Illinois Fair Market Rent||$537||$612||$807||$1,155||$1,216|
|East Cape Girardeau, Illinois Payment Standard Range||$483 to $591||$551 to $673||$726 to $888||$1,040 to $1,271||$1,094 to $1,338|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
East Cape Girardeau, IL 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||31.86%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.26|
|Average Household Size||3.03|
|Median Household Income||$35,167 ±$12,005|
|Median Rent||$839 ±$88|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||23.08% ± 30.71pp|
Population and Household Demographics
East Cape Girardeau is a city in Alexander County, Illinois with a population of 619. There are 204 households in the city with an average household size of 3.03 persons. 31.86% of households in East Cape Girardeau are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in East Cape Girardeau
The median gross income for households in East Cape Girardeau is $35,167 a year, or $2,931 a month. The median rent for the city is $839 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In East Cape Girardeau, a household making less than $2,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.08% of households who rent are overburdened in East Cape Girardeau.
Area Median Income In East Cape Girardeau
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 East Cape Girardeau, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alexander County.
In East Cape Girardeau, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000
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 East Cape Girardeau
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 East Cape Girardeau
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the East Cape Girardeau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the East Cape Girardeau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the East Cape Girardeau AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.