Affordable Housing In Willow Island
Dawson County, Nebraska

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Willow Island, 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 Willow Island, Nebraska

Housing Authority Programs
Lexington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Willow Island, Nebraska

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Willow Island, Nebraska.

Income Based Apartments in Willow Island, Nebraska

Willow Island features 0 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 Willow Island, Nebraska

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Willow Island.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Willow Island, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Willow Island, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2022 Willow Island, 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
Willow Island, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $522 $616 $780 $977 $1,106
Willow Island, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $470 to $574 $554 to $678 $702 to $858 $879 to $1,075 $995 to $1,217

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Willow Island, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.83
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 11

Population and Household Demographics

Willow Island is a city in Dawson County, Nebraska with a population of 11. There are 6 households in the city with an average household size of 1.83 persons. % of households in Willow Island are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Willow Island

The median gross income for households in Willow Island is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Willow Island

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 Willow Island, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dawson County.

In Willow Island, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Willow Island

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 Willow Island

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Willow Island AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,550 $18,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Willow Island AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,550 $31,450 $35,400 $39,300 $42,450 $45,600 $48,750 $51,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Willow Island AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,050 $50,350 $56,650 $62,900 $67,950 $73,000 $78,000 $83,050