; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Gothenburg, NE

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North Star Apartments

2016 Avenue H
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

Crestview Senior Housing

2121 Avenue H
Gothenburg, Nebraska
S. 202

Stone Hearth Estates

110 20th St
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

Gothenburg ( City of )

2310 Avenue L
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

Jefferson Square

1009 Jefferson St
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Rent Assisted
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810 20th St
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Public Housing

Lakeside Apartments

210 20th St
Gothenburg, Nebraska
Rent Assisted
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There are 52 low-income apartments in Gothenburg that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 124 low-income homes in Gothenburg where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $281 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gothenburg, 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
Gothenburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Lexington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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Gothenburg, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gothenburg, Nebraska

Gothenburg features 124 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 Gothenburg, Nebraska

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gothenburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gothenburg, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gothenburg, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $784 and $958.

2023 Gothenburg, 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
Gothenburg, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $592 $733 $871 $1,090 $1,216
Gothenburg, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $660 to $806 $784 to $958 $981 to $1,199 $1,094 to $1,338

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gothenburg, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.05%
Average Renter Household Size 1.89
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $57,636 ±$7,317
Median Rent $613 ±$186
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.65% ± 15.77pp
Total Population 3,542

Population and Household Demographics

Gothenburg is a city in Dawson County, Nebraska with a population of 3,542. There are 1,433 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 22.05% of households in Gothenburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gothenburg

The median gross income for households in Gothenburg is $57,636 a year, or $4,803 a month. The median rent for the city is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gothenburg, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Gothenburg.

Area Median Income In Gothenburg

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 Gothenburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dawson County.

In Gothenburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,700

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 Gothenburg

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 Gothenburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gothenburg 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 Gothenburg 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 Gothenburg 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