Affordable Housing In Fallon
Churchill County, Nevada

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fallon

Morning Glory Apartments

1420 Grimes St
Fallon, Nevada

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Fallon, 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 Fallon, 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 Fallon, Nevada

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 539 affordable apartments for rent in Fallon, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Fallon, Nevada

Fallon features 297 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 Fallon, Nevada

There are 242 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fallon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fallon, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fallon, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $858 and $1,048.

2022 Fallon, 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
Fallon, Nevada Fair Market Rent $633 $750 $953 $1,354 $1,631
Fallon, Nevada Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $675 to $825 $858 to $1,048 $1,219 to $1,489 $1,468 to $1,794

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fallon, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 539
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 297
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $39,580 ±$4,965
Median Rent $852 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.07% ± 8.63pp
Total Population 8,442

Population and Household Demographics

Fallon is a city in Churchill County, Nevada with a population of 8,442. There are 3,412 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 62.81% of households in Fallon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fallon

The median gross income for households in Fallon is $39,580 a year, or $3,298 a month. The median rent for the city is $852 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fallon, a household making less than $2,840 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Fallon.

Area Median Income In Fallon

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Fallon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Churchill County.

In Fallon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,700

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 Fallon

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 Fallon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fallon 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 Fallon 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 Fallon 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