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Affordable Housing In Auburn
Nemaha County, Nebraska

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Auburn

Sheridan Apartments

1308 9th St.
Auburn, Nebraska
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1-3 BR

Terrace Heights Village I & II

2114 Terrace Heights Dr
Auburn, Nebraska
2 BR

Terrace Heights Village II

2204 Terrace Heights Dr
Auburn, Nebraska

South Glen Apartments

2315 Schneider Ave
Auburn, Nebraska

Valley View Apartments

1017 H St
Auburn, Nebraska

Westbury Heights

2121 14th St
Auburn, Nebraska

Apple River Crown

2404 Kuhlmann Ave
Auburn, Nebraska

Auburn Village Apartments

2302 Kuhlmann Ave
Auburn, Nebraska
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Auburn, Nebraska

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 200 affordable apartments for rent in Auburn, Nebraska.

Income Based Apartments in Auburn, Nebraska

Auburn features 115 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 Auburn, Nebraska

There are 85 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Auburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Auburn, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Auburn, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Auburn, Nebraska 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
Auburn, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $484 $562 $734 $1,050 $1,086
Auburn, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $506 to $618 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $977 to $1,195

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Auburn, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 200
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 115
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $49,167 ±$9,860
Median Rent $667 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.25% ± 15.16pp
Total Population 3,387

Population and Household Demographics

Auburn is a city in Nemaha County, Nebraska with a population of 3,387. There are 1,346 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 35.74% of households in Auburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Auburn

The median gross income for households in Auburn is $49,167 a year, or $4,097 a month. The median rent for the city is $667 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Auburn, a household making less than $2,223 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Auburn.

Area Median Income In Auburn

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 Auburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nemaha County.

In Auburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Auburn

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 Auburn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550