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Affordable Housing In Davenport
Scott County, Iowa

37 Low Income Apartment Communities In Davenport

Riverwalk Lofts

420 W River Dr
Davenport, Iowa
1-3 BR

Cobblestone Terrace

1110 W 12th St
Davenport, Iowa
Call For Rent
3-4 BR

Harrison Lofts

1420 N Harrison St
Davenport, Iowa

Brady Village

1928 E 38th Street
Davenport, Iowa
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Cobblestone Place

1212 W Third Street
Davenport, Iowa
Veterans Transitional

Westview Terrace

7218 Hillandale Rd
Davenport, Iowa

The Heritage

501 W 3rd St
Davenport, Iowa

Vera French Commons

211 E 37th St
Davenport, Iowa
Disabled Supportive Housing

Fairmount Pines

3525 W 42nd St
Davenport, Iowa

Housing Authorities that serve Davenport

Housing Authority Programs
Davenport Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Davenport, Iowa

There are 37 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,135 affordable apartments for rent in Davenport, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Davenport, Iowa

Davenport features 856 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 Davenport, Iowa

There are 1,235 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Davenport.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Davenport, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Davenport, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.

2021 Davenport, Iowa 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 $517 $626 $784 $1,047 $1,183
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $563 to $689 $706 to $862 $942 to $1,152 $1,065 to $1,301

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Davenport, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 37
Total Low Income Apartments 2,135
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 856
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $47,343 ±$1,530
Median Rent $707 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.67% ± 2.86pp
Total Population 101,863

Population and Household Demographics

Davenport is a city in Scott County, Iowa with a population of 101,863. There are 41,100 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 39.48% of households in Davenport are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Davenport

The median gross income for households in Davenport is $47,343 a year, or $3,945 a month. The median rent for the city is $707 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Davenport, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Davenport.

Area Median Income In Davenport

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 Davenport, the AMI is calculated from all households within Scott County.

In Davenport, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,400

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 Davenport

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 Davenport

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,200 $33,950 $37,700 $40,750 $43,750 $46,750 $49,800
80% of Median $42,250 $48,250 $54,300 $60,300 $65,150 $69,950 $74,800 $79,600