Affordable Housing In Gardnerville
Douglas County, Nevada

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gardnerville

Rancho Vista Apartments

1386 Village Way #7
Gardnerville, Nevada
1-3 BR

Crestmore Village Apartments

1330 Stodick Pkwy
Gardnerville, Nevada
2-4 BR
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Gardnerville, 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 Gardnerville, 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 Gardnerville, Nevada

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 76 affordable apartments for rent in Gardnerville, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Gardnerville, Nevada

Gardnerville features 36 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 Gardnerville, Nevada

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gardnerville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gardnerville, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gardnerville, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,170 and $1,430.

2023 Gardnerville, 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
Gardnerville, Nevada Fair Market Rent $884 $1,080 $1,300 $1,848 $1,960
Gardnerville, 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 research.

Gardnerville, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 76
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $42,198 ±$7,094
Median Rent $885 ±$77
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.93% ± 15.61pp
Total Population 5,636

Population and Household Demographics

Gardnerville is a city in Douglas County, Nevada with a population of 5,636. There are 2,438 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 45.53% of households in Gardnerville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gardnerville

The median gross income for households in Gardnerville is $42,198 a year, or $3,517 a month. The median rent for the city is $885 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gardnerville, a household making less than $2,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Gardnerville.

Area Median Income In Gardnerville

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 Gardnerville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Douglas County.

In Gardnerville, 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 Gardnerville

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 Gardnerville

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