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Empire Apartments

459 Jefferson Street
Fremont, Nebraska
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2-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Fountain Springs Estates

905 E 29th Street
Fremont, Nebraska
1-2 BR


734 North Park Avenue
Fremont, Nebraska
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1-3 BR

Yorkshire Manor

2600 Laverna Street
Fremont, Nebraska
Income Based
1-3 BR
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Shalimar Gardens Assisted Living

749 E 29th St
Fremont, Nebraska
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Studio BR
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There are 242 low-income apartments in Fremont that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 441 low-income homes in Fremont where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $331 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 17th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fremont, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Fremont Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fremont.

Fremont, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fremont, Nebraska

Fremont features 441 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 Fremont, Nebraska

There are 242 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fremont.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fremont, Nebraska

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fremont landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fremont.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fremont, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $842 and $1,030.

2023 Fremont, 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
Fremont, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $637 $711 $936 $1,139 $1,257
Fremont, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $573 to $701 $640 to $782 $842 to $1,030 $1,025 to $1,253 $1,131 to $1,383

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fremont, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 683
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 441
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $47,629 ±$2,283
Median Rent $711 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.95% ± 4.27pp
Total Population 26,483

Population and Household Demographics

Fremont is a city in Dodge County, Nebraska with a population of 26,483. There are 10,641 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 38.92% of households in Fremont are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fremont

The median gross income for households in Fremont is $47,629 a year, or $3,969 a month. The median rent for the city is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fremont, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Fremont.

Area Median Income In Fremont

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 Fremont, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dodge County.

In Fremont, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,700

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 Fremont

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 Fremont

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,500 $20,000 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,600 $53,250 $59,900 $66,550 $71,900 $77,200 $82,550 $87,850