Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Washington County, NE

Discover affordable housing in Washington County where there are 12+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Fox Ridge Apartments

10th and Iowa St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

Parkview Manor

758 S 16th St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

Brookview Apartments

736 S 13th St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

NorthView Apartments

1215-1285 N 10th St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

bed 2-3

Washington Heights Apartments

1200 Clay St, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska 68023

Shepherd Village

2290 Wright St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

Eagle Apts %Ric Ortneier

745 W Elm St, Arlington, Nebraska

Leisure Life Apts

315 North 2nd Street, Arlington, Nebraska

Six Plex

710 W Elm St, Arlington, Nebraska

Washington Hts Apartments

1101 Clay St, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska 68023

Blair Apartments - Phase II

630 S 19th St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

Blair Senior Housing

440 N 10th St, Blair, Nebraska 68008

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Washington County, Nebraska

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Washington County, Nebraska
$10.16 (+85%) more than Nebraska minimum wage and $14.91 (+206%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Washington County, Nebraska?

The County of Washington County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 15.16 percent of the population living in Washington County.

What is the rental market like in Washington County, Nebraska?

There are an estimated housing units in the Washington County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Washington County, Nebraska, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Washington County?

The rental vacancy rate in Washington County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Washington County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Washington County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
23 221 787 400 113
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Washington County

A large number of apartments in Washington County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Washington County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $895 to $1,733. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $895
One BR $971
Two BR $1,170
Three BR $1,562
Four BR $1,733
2024 Fair Market Rents in Washington County, Nebraska

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Washington County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 20 87 percent
One BR 146 66 percent
Two BR 568 72 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Washington County, Nebraska

How many affordable rental units are in Washington County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Washington County, Nebraska including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Washington County, Nebraska

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Washington County, Nebraska

Washington County features 282 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 Washington County, Nebraska

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington County, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washington County, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,053 and $1,287.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.