Affordable Housing In Clark County
Nevada

Affordable Housing programs support 6,319 income based apartments in Clark County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 15,947 affordable apartments in Clark County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Clark County, Nevada

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Clark County. Go to the Nevada Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Clark County.

Woodcreek Apartments

4485 Pennwood Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Affordable

Terracina Apartments

510 College Drive
Henderson, Nevada
$671-800
1-3 BR
Affordable

Vintage Desert Rose Senior Apartments

1701 N Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada
$624-812
1-2 BR
Affordable

511 College Dr

511 College Dr
Henderson, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Affordable

Rose Garden Townhouses

12 E. Webb Avenue
North Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Portofino Senior Apartments

1001 Las Palmas Entrada
Henderson, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Flamingo Pines

8710 W. Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Sedona Hills Apartments

2895 East Charleston
Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Somerset Commons

2775 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Orchard Club

1220 Tree Line Dr
Las Vegas, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
62+
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Clark County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Clark County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Boulder City, NV Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Boulder City.
Affordable Housing In Henderson, NV Affordable Housing programs support 25 apartment communities in Henderson.
Affordable Housing In Las Vegas, NV Affordable Housing programs support 136 apartment communities in Las Vegas.
Affordable Housing In Laughlin, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Laughlin.
Affordable Housing In Mesquite, NV Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Mesquite.
Affordable Housing In Moapa Valley, NV Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Moapa Valley.
Affordable Housing In North Las Vegas, NV Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in North Las Vegas.
Affordable Housing In Searchlight, NV Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Searchlight.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Clark County, Nevada

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
Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Nevada Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clark County.

Clark County, Nevada Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Clark County, Nevada

Clark County features 6,319 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 Clark County, Nevada

There are 15,947 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark County, Nevada

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clark County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Clark County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,311 and $1,603.

2023 Clark County, 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
Clark County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $1,046 $1,212 $1,457 $2,071 $2,464
Clark County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $941 to $1,151 $1,091 to $1,333 $1,311 to $1,603 $1,864 to $2,278 $2,218 to $2,710

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clark County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 192
Total Low Income Apartments 22,506
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 6,319
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $51,575 ±$401
Median Rent $999 ±$6
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.53% ± 0.64pp
Total Population 2,035,572

Population and Household Demographics

Clark County is a county in Nevada with a population of 2,035,572. There are 724,446 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 47.49% of households in Clark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County

The median gross income for households in Clark County is $51,575 a year, or $4,298 a month. The median rent for the county is $999 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $3,330 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.

Area Median Income In Clark County

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 Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,700

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 Clark County

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 Clark County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,200 $19,650 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,650 $32,750 $36,850 $40,900 $44,200 $47,450 $50,750 $54,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,850 $52,400 $58,950 $65,450 $70,700 $75,950 $81,200 $86,400