Affordable Housing In Plattsmouth
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Plattsmouth
Housing Authorities that serve Plattsmouth
|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 $888 and $1,086.
2021 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||$695||$798||$987||$1,325||$1,478|
|Plattsmouth, Nebraska Payment Standard Range||$626 to $765||$718 to $878||$888 to $1,086||$1,193 to $1,458||$1,330 to $1,626|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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 $87,000
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.
|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.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Plattsmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.