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Affordable Housing In Carson City
Nevada

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carson City

Sierra Springs Apartments

633 Hot Springs Rd
Carson City, Nevada
$714-988
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Richard's Crossing

430 Jeanell Drive
Carson City, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Homeless Transitional

Autumn Village I & II

1101 Beverly Dr
Carson City, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Parkway Plaza

500 College Pkwy
Carson City, Nevada
$985
3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Southgate Apartments

2100 California St
Carson City, Nevada
Subsidized

Highland Manor

3501 Vista Grande Blvd
Carson City, Nevada
Subsidized

Foothill Garden Apartments

1770 Russell Way
Carson City, Nevada
Subsidized

Frost Yasmer Estates

1009 E Fifth St
Carson City, Nevada
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Summit Crest Apartments

921 Mica Dr
Carson City, Nevada
Accepts Vouchers

Sierra Ridge Apartments

1820 Russell Way
Carson City, Nevada
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Carson City, Nevada

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 879 affordable apartments for rent in Carson City, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Carson City, Nevada

Carson City features 315 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 Carson City, Nevada

There are 564 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carson City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carson City, Nevada

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carson City landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Carson City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carson City, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $849 and $1,037.

2020 Carson City, Nevada 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
Fair Market Rent $618 $733 $943 $1,360 $1,656
Payment Standard Range $556 to $680 $660 to $806 $849 to $1,037 $1,224 to $1,496 $1,490 to $1,822

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Carson City, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 879
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 315
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $47,668 ±$2,495
Median Rent $817 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.44% ± 4.57pp
Total Population 54,482

Population and Household Demographics

Carson City is a city in Nevada with a population of 54,482. There are 21,594 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 43.95% of households in Carson City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carson City

The median gross income for households in Carson City is $47,668 a year, or $3,972 a month. The median rent for the city is $817 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carson City, a household making less than $2,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Carson City.

Area Median Income In Carson City

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 Carson City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,400

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 Carson City

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 Carson City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,800 $18,050 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
80% of Median $42,150 $48,150 $54,150 $60,150 $65,000 $69,800 $74,600 $79,400