Affordable Housing In Eureka County
Nevada

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eureka County

Ruby Hills Apartments

180 Monroe St
Eureka, Nevada
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Eureka 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Eureka County, Nevada

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 Eureka County, Nevada

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Eureka County, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Eureka County, Nevada

Eureka County features 12 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 Eureka County, Nevada

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eureka County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eureka County, Nevada

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Eureka County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Eureka County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eureka County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $948 and $1,158.

2022 Eureka 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
Eureka County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $700 $800 $1,053 $1,472 $1,684
Eureka County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $630 to $770 $720 to $880 $948 to $1,158 $1,325 to $1,619 $1,516 to $1,852

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Eureka County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.94%
Average Renter Household Size 1.45
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $60,250 ±$16,889
Median Rent $692 ±$274
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 11.71% ± 14.49pp
Total Population 1,669

Population and Household Demographics

Eureka County is a county in Nevada with a population of 1,669. There are 767 households in the county with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 28.94% of households in Eureka County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eureka County

The median gross income for households in Eureka County is $60,250 a year, or $5,021 a month. The median rent for the county is $692 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eureka County, a household making less than $2,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 11.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Eureka County.

Area Median Income In Eureka 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 Eureka County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $109,300

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 Eureka 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 Eureka County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Eureka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,950 $26,200 $29,500 $32,750 $35,400 $38,000 $40,650 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Eureka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,250 $43,700 $49,150 $54,600 $59,000 $63,350 $67,750 $72,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Eureka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500

Cities In Eureka County

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City Served By
Crescent Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crescent Valley is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Eureka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eureka is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.