Affordable Housing In Plattsmouth
Cass County, Nebraska

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Plattsmouth

South Park Apartments

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

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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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Housing Authority Programs
Plattsmouth Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Plattsmouth, Nebraska

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 185 affordable apartments for rent in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.

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 $877 and $1,071.

2022 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 $698 $794 $974 $1,305 $1,457
Plattsmouth, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $628 to $768 $715 to $873 $877 to $1,071 $1,175 to $1,436 $1,311 to $1,603

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