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Kracl Meadows

701-803 W 22nd St
Schuyler, Nebraska

Whispering Pines and Park Place

712 F St
Schuyler, Nebraska
Public Housing

Pinnacle Apartments of Schuyler

940E E 16th St
Schuyler, Nebraska

Lost Creek Apartments

944 E 16th St
Schuyler, Nebraska
S. 515 Rural

Heritage Apartments - Schuyler

1302 Denver St
Schuyler, Nebraska
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There are 46 low-income apartments in Schuyler that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 83 low-income homes in Schuyler where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on June 28th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Schuyler, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Schuyler Housing Authority Public Housing
Fremont Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Schuyler.

Schuyler, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Schuyler, Nebraska

Schuyler features 83 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 Schuyler, Nebraska

There are 46 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Schuyler.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Schuyler, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Schuyler, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $770 and $941.

2023 Schuyler, 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
Schuyler, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $582 $650 $855 $1,041 $1,171
Schuyler, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $585 to $715 $770 to $941 $937 to $1,145 $1,054 to $1,288

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Schuyler, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 129
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 83
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.16%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.33
Median Household Income $47,500 ±$10,555
Median Rent $620 ±$97
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.92% ± 14.95pp
Total Population 6,196

Population and Household Demographics

Schuyler is a city in Colfax County, Nebraska with a population of 6,196. There are 1,844 households in the city with an average household size of 3.33 persons. 32.16% of households in Schuyler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Schuyler

The median gross income for households in Schuyler is $47,500 a year, or $3,958 a month. The median rent for the city is $620 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Schuyler, a household making less than $2,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Schuyler.

Area Median Income In Schuyler

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 Schuyler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Colfax County.

In Schuyler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Schuyler

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 Schuyler

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Schuyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,500 $20,000 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Schuyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Schuyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,600 $53,250 $59,900 $66,550 $71,900 $77,200 $82,550 $87,850