Affordable Housing In Gabbs
Nye County, Nevada

Housing Authorities that serve Gabbs

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 Gabbs, Nevada

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Gabbs, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Gabbs, Nevada

Gabbs features 0 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 Gabbs, Nevada

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gabbs, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gabbs, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $754 and $922.

2020 Gabbs, 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 $546 $647 $838 $1,125 $1,242
Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $582 to $712 $754 to $922 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,118 to $1,366

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gabbs, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.64
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 126

Population and Household Demographics

Gabbs is a City in Nye County, Nevada with a population of 126. There are 77 households in the city with an average household size of 1.64 persons. % of households in Gabbs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gabbs

The median gross income for households in Gabbs is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Gabbs

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 Gabbs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nye County.

In Gabbs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,500

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 Gabbs

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 Gabbs HUD Rental Assistance in Gabbs

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,050
80% of Median $39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600