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Affordable Housing In Nemaha County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nemaha County

Sheridan Apartments

1308 9th St.
Auburn, Nebraska
Call For Rent
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

Oregon Terrace Apartments

720 Oregon St
Peru, 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 Nemaha County, Nebraska

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 232 affordable apartments for rent in Nemaha County, Nebraska.

Income Based Apartments in Nemaha County, Nebraska

Nemaha County features 147 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 Nemaha County, Nebraska

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nemaha County, Nebraska

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

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

2021 Nemaha County, 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
Fair Market Rent $484 $562 $734 $1,050 $1,086
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.

Nemaha County, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 232
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 147
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $49,656 ±$6,677
Median Rent $583 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.89% ± 10.1pp
Total Population 7,168

Population and Household Demographics

Nemaha County is a county in Nebraska with a population of 7,168. There are 2,877 households in the county with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 28.95% of households in Nemaha County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nemaha County

The median gross income for households in Nemaha County is $49,656 a year, or $4,138 a month. The median rent for the county is $583 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nemaha County, a household making less than $1,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Nemaha County.

Area Median Income In Nemaha County

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.

In Nemaha County, 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 Nemaha County

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 Nemaha County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550

Cities In Nemaha County

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City Served By
Auburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn is the Auburn Housing Authority.