Affordable Housing In Plattsmouth
Cass County, Nebraska

Affordable Housing programs support 82 income based apartments in Plattsmouth where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 103 affordable apartments in Plattsmouth that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Plattsmouth, Nebraska

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Plattsmouth. Go to the Nebraska Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Plattsmouth.

South Park Apartments

1302 S 10th Street
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Highland Place

1910 S 15th St
Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Cass Partners Lp

524 Main St
Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Cassco Arms

801 Washington Ave
Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Cass Partners ,

6th and Main
Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Cass Partners II Supplement

Fitzgerald Building
Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Parkview Apartments

1711 3rd Ave
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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Affordable Housing Near Plattsmouth

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Plattsmouth, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Plattsmouth Housing Authority Public Housing
Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Plattsmouth.

Plattsmouth, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Plattsmouth features 82 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 Plattsmouth, Nebraska

There are 103 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Plattsmouth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plattsmouth, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plattsmouth, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $975 and $1,191.

2023 Plattsmouth, 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
Plattsmouth, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $801 $888 $1,083 $1,449 $1,611
Plattsmouth, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $721 to $881 $799 to $977 $975 to $1,191 $1,304 to $1,594 $1,450 to $1,772

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Plattsmouth, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 185
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 82
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $49,008 ±$4,789
Median Rent $691 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.9% ± 13.15pp
Total Population 6,475

Population and Household Demographics

Plattsmouth is a city in Cass County, Nebraska with a population of 6,475. There are 2,558 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 34.13% of households in Plattsmouth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plattsmouth

The median gross income for households in Plattsmouth is $49,008 a year, or $4,084 a month. The median rent for the city is $691 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plattsmouth, a household making less than $2,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Plattsmouth.

Area Median Income In Plattsmouth

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 Plattsmouth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cass County.

In Plattsmouth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $95,100

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 Plattsmouth

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 Plattsmouth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Plattsmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,000 $22,850 $25,700 $28,550 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Plattsmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,300 $38,050 $42,800 $47,550 $51,400 $55,200 $59,000 $62,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Plattsmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,300 $60,900 $68,500 $76,100 $82,200 $88,300 $94,400 $100,500