Affordable Housing In Douglas County
Nevada

Affordable Housing programs support 144 income based apartments in Douglas County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 171 affordable apartments in Douglas County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Douglas County, Nevada

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

Rancho Vista Apartments

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

Lake Vista I

129 Market St
Stateline, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Lake Vista II Apartments

129 Market St
Stateline, Nevada
$893-1,071
1-2 BR
Affordable

Crestmore Village Apartments

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

Meadowbrook

134 Kahle Dr
Stateline, Nevada
$1,071-1,235
2-3 BR
Affordable

Mahogany Court Apartments

894 Mahogany Dr
Minden, Nevada
Affordable

Lake Vista

131 Market St
Stateline, Nevada
Affordable

Kingsbury Manor Apartments

1770 Pinewood Dr
Minden, Nevada
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Douglas County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Douglas County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gardnerville, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Gardnerville.
Affordable Housing In Minden, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Minden.
Affordable Housing In Stateline, NV Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Stateline.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Douglas 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
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Homeownership
Go to the Nevada Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Douglas County.

Douglas County, Nevada Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,170 and $1,430.

2023 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
Douglas County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $884 $1,080 $1,300 $1,848 $1,960
Douglas County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $796 to $972 $972 to $1,188 $1,170 to $1,430 $1,663 to $2,033 $1,764 to $2,156

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 $86,500

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,300 $34,600 $38,950 $43,250 $46,750 $50,200 $53,650 $57,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,450 $55,400 $62,300 $69,200 $74,750 $80,300 $85,850 $91,350