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Affordable Housing In Douglas County
Nevada

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Douglas County

Rancho Vista Apartments

1386 Village Way #7
Gardnerville, Nevada
$618-698
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Lake Vista I

129 Market St
Stateline, Nevada
$645-695
1-3 BR

Lake Vista II Apartments

129 Market St
Stateline, Nevada
$645-695
1-3 BR

Crestmore Village Apartments

1330 Stodick Pkwy
Gardnerville, Nevada
$695-845
2-4 BR

Mahogany Court Apartments

894 Mahogany Dr
Minden, Nevada

Lake Vista

131 Market St
Stateline, Nevada

Meadowbrook

134 Kahle Dr
Stateline, Nevada

Kingsbury Manor Apartments

1770 Pinewood Dr
Minden, Nevada
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Douglas County

Housing Authority Programs
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Douglas County, Nevada

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 315 affordable apartments for rent in Douglas County, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Douglas County, Nevada

Douglas County features 144 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 Douglas County, Nevada

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Douglas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Douglas County, Nevada

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Douglas County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Douglas County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Douglas County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.

2020 Douglas 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
Fair Market Rent $841 $847 $1,067 $1,494 $1,873
Payment Standard Range $757 to $925 $762 to $932 $960 to $1,174 $1,345 to $1,643 $1,686 to $2,060

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Douglas County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 315
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $58,535 ±$2,413
Median Rent $1,028 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.85% ± 5.54pp
Total Population 47,259

Population and Household Demographics

Douglas County is a county in Nevada with a population of 47,259. There are 19,779 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 30.56% of households in Douglas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Douglas County

The median gross income for households in Douglas County is $58,535 a year, or $4,878 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,028 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Douglas County, a household making less than $3,427 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Douglas County.

Area Median Income In Douglas 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 Douglas County, 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 Douglas 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 Douglas County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,200 $33,950 $37,700 $40,750 $43,750 $46,750 $49,800
80% of Median $42,250 $48,250 $54,300 $60,300 $65,150 $69,950 $74,800 $79,600

Cities In Douglas County

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City Served By
Carter Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carter Springs is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Double Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Double Spring is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
East Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Valley is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Fish Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fish Springs is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Gardnerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardnerville is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Gardnerville Ranchos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardnerville Ranchos is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Genoa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Genoa is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Glenbrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenbrook is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Indian Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Hills is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Johnson Lane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnson Lane is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Kingsbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingsbury is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Lakeridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeridge is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Logan Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Logan Creek is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Minden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minden is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Round Hill Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Round Hill Village is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Ruhenstroth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruhenstroth is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Skyland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skyland is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Stateline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stateline is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Topaz Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Topaz Lake is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Topaz Ranch Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Topaz Ranch Estates is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Zephyr Cove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zephyr Cove is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.