. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Wahoo, Nebraska - Affordable Housing Online

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Koch Apartments

963 W Dale Ln
Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

Westview Apartments

1229 N Hackberry St
Wahoo, Nebraska

Laurelbrooke Estates

Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
3-4 BR

Chestnut North

1992 N Maple St
Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

New Construction Mf 24 - Unit Rental

140 W 13th St
Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Southview Apartments

415 W A St
Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted

Northview Apartments

1252 N Beech St
Wahoo, Nebraska
Rent Assisted
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There are 89 low-income apartments in Wahoo that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 82 low-income homes in Wahoo 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 January 1st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wahoo, 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
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 Wahoo.

Wahoo, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wahoo, Nebraska

Wahoo 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 Wahoo, Nebraska

There are 89 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wahoo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wahoo, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wahoo, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

2023 Wahoo, 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
Wahoo, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $637 $688 $860 $1,047 $1,309
Wahoo, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $573 to $701 $619 to $757 $774 to $946 $942 to $1,152 $1,178 to $1,440

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wahoo, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 171
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 82
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $51,028 ±$8,778
Median Rent $580 ±$79
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.55% ± 11.83pp
Total Population 4,505

Population and Household Demographics

Wahoo is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska with a population of 4,505. There are 1,765 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 34.73% of households in Wahoo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wahoo

The median gross income for households in Wahoo is $51,028 a year, or $4,252 a month. The median rent for the city is $580 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wahoo, a household making less than $1,933 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Wahoo.

Area Median Income In Wahoo

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 Wahoo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Saunders County.

In Wahoo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,000

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 Wahoo

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 Wahoo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wahoo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,700 $23,650 $26,600 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wahoo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,500 $39,400 $44,350 $49,250 $53,200 $57,150 $61,100 $65,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wahoo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,200 $63,050 $70,950 $78,800 $85,150 $91,450 $97,750 $104,050