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Affordable Housing In Elko County
Nevada

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Elko County

Stonecreek Apartments

2817 W Tibbets Blvd
Wendover, Nevada
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Winchester Senior Housing

1810 Winchester Rd
Elko, Nevada
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Green Acre Park Apartments

851 Court St
Elko, Nevada
Subsidized

Mountain Shadows Apartments

1805 Winchester
Elko, Nevada

Mountain View Apartments

1235 Lady Luck Dr
Jackpot, Nevada
Subsidized

Pinion Apartments

1170 Colt Dr
Elko, Nevada
Subsidized

Quail Run at Rivers Edge

Corner S 12th and Clarkson Dr
Elko, Nevada

Nevada

Butte St
Wendover, Nevada

Sage West Apartments

1002 W Sage St
Elko, Nevada
Subsidized

Sage West II Apartments

551 Cimarron Way
Elko, Nevada

Housing Authorities that serve Elko 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 Elko County, Nevada

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,284 affordable apartments for rent in Elko County, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Elko County, Nevada

Elko County features 943 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 Elko County, Nevada

There are 341 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Elko County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elko County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elko County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $865 and $1,057.

2020 Elko 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 $626 $746 $961 $1,386 $1,420
Payment Standard Range $563 to $689 $671 to $821 $865 to $1,057 $1,247 to $1,525 $1,278 to $1,562

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Elko County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 1,284
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 943
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $71,799 ±$3,135
Median Rent $895 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.61% ± 4.42pp
Total Population 51,562

Population and Household Demographics

Elko County is a county in Nevada with a population of 51,562. There are 17,696 households in the county with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 29.71% of households in Elko County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elko County

The median gross income for households in Elko County is $71,799 a year, or $5,983 a month. The median rent for the county is $895 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Elko County, a household making less than $2,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Elko County.

Area Median Income In Elko 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 Elko County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,800

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 Elko 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 Elko County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,300 $22,050 $24,800 $27,550 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,150 $36,750 $41,350 $45,900 $49,600 $53,250 $56,950 $60,600
80% of Median $51,450 $58,800 $66,150 $73,450 $79,350 $85,250 $91,100 $97,000

Cities In Elko County

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City Served By
Carlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlin is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Elko The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elko is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Jackpot The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackpot is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Lamoille The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lamoille is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Montello The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montello is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Oasis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oasis is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Osino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Osino is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Owyhee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owyhee is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Spring Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Creek is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wells is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Wendover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wendover is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
West Wendover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Wendover is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.