Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Arlington, NE

Discover affordable housing in Arlington where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Eagle Apts %Ric Ortneier

745 W Elm St, Arlington, Nebraska

Leisure Life Apts

315 North 2nd Street, Arlington, Nebraska

Six Plex

710 W Elm St, Arlington, Nebraska

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Arlington, Nebraska
$10.16 (+85%) more than Nebraska minimum wage and $14.91 (+206%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Arlington, Nebraska?

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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Arlington, Nebraska.

Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Arlington.

How many renters live in Arlington, Nebraska?

The City of Arlington has 1,519 people living in 565 households.

There are 211 renters living in 109 renter households in this City. Renters make up 13.89 percent of the population living in Arlington.

What is the rental market like in Arlington, Nebraska?

There are an estimated 596 housing units in the Arlington area. Of these, 109 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Arlington, Nebraska, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Arlington?

The rental vacancy rate in Arlington is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Arlington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arlington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 9 79 21 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arlington

A large number of apartments in Arlington have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Arlington are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 47 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 15 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Arlington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $895 to $1,733. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $895
One BR $971
Two BR $1,170
Three BR $1,562
Four BR $1,733
2024 Fair Market Rents in Arlington, Nebraska

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Arlington?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 4 44 percent
Two BR 61 77 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Arlington, Nebraska

How many affordable rental units are in Arlington?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Arlington, Nebraska including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 8
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Arlington, Nebraska

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Arlington, Nebraska

Arlington features 26 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 Arlington, Nebraska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arlington, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Arlington, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,053 and $1,287.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.