Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Lincoln County, NE

Discover affordable housing in Lincoln County where there are 18+ 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.

West Park Townhomes

140 W Prairie Ridge Rd, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Buffalo Bill Apartments

1200 S Oak St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Taborwood Townhomes

1200 S Tabor Ave, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Platte Valley - North Platte

400 South Welch Avenue , North Platte, Nebraska 69101

The Village at North Platte

4020 W 2nd St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Tabor Ranch Apartments

1102 S Tabor Ave, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Josiah Place

1137 Linda Ct, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Platteview Apartments

302 W Leota St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Prairie View Townhouses

1021 S Tabor Ave, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Park Place Homes

209 N Park Dr, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Dixie Gardens

108 Dixie Ave, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Luke Estates

3920 W Parkland Cir, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

South Oak Manor

1100 S Oak St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Sandy Acres

1200 2nd St, Sutherland, Nebraska 69165

Great Plains Housing

910 S Taft Ave, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Scattered Sites

418 E 9th St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Autumn Park

901 Autumn Park Dr, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

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500 N Pacific St, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Lincoln County, Nebraska
$4.91 (+41%) more than Nebraska minimum wage and $9.66 (+133%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Lincoln County, Nebraska?

The County of Lincoln County has 34,532 people living in 14,485 households.

There are 10,564 renters living in 4,782 renter households in this County. Renters make up 30.59 percent of the population living in Lincoln County.

What is the rental market like in Lincoln County, Nebraska?

There are an estimated 16,573 housing units in the Lincoln County area. Of these, 5,148 units are rental homes, making up 31 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lincoln County, Nebraska, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lincoln County?

The rental vacancy rate in Lincoln County is 6 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 Lincoln County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lincoln County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
381 675 1,962 1,349 287
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lincoln County

A large number of apartments in Lincoln County 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 Lincoln County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 45 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 22 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 Lincoln County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $675 to $1,409. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $675
One BR $680
Two BR $893
Three BR $1,229
Four BR $1,409
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lincoln County, Nebraska

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

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
Studio 35 9 percent
One BR 418 62 percent
Two BR 1,004 51 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lincoln County, Nebraska

How many affordable rental units are in Lincoln County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 317
Public Housing 270
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 318
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 13
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lincoln County, Nebraska

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

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Nebraska

Lincoln County features 607 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 Lincoln County, Nebraska

There are 248 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $804 and $982.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.