Affordable Housing In Sarpy County
27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sarpy County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sarpy County, 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 Sarpy County, Nebraska
|Bellevue Housing Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sarpy County, Nebraska
There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,562 affordable apartments for rent in Sarpy County, Nebraska.
Income Based Apartments in Sarpy County, Nebraska
Sarpy County features 806 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 Sarpy County, Nebraska
There are 745 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sarpy County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sarpy County, Nebraska
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sarpy County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sarpy County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sarpy County, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $877 and $1,071.
2022 Sarpy 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|
|Sarpy County, Nebraska Fair Market Rent||$698||$794||$974||$1,305||$1,457|
|Sarpy County, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sarpy County, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||27|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,562|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||806|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.24%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.34|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Median Household Income||$70,543 ±$1,185|
|Median Rent||$868 ±$12|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.21% ± 2.5pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sarpy County is a county in Nebraska with a population of 169,192. There are 61,983 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 30.24% of households in Sarpy County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sarpy County
The median gross income for households in Sarpy County is $70,543 a year, or $5,879 a month. The median rent for the county is $868 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sarpy County, a household making less than $2,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Sarpy County.
Area Median Income In Sarpy 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 Sarpy County, 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 Sarpy 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 Sarpy County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sarpy County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sarpy County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sarpy County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Sarpy County
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|Bellevue||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellevue is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Chalco||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chalco is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Gretna||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gretna is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|La Platte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Platte is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|La Vista||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Vista is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Offutt AFB||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Offutt AFB is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Papillion||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Papillion is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Richfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richfield is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|
|Springfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Bellevue Housing Agency.|