Affordable Housing In Humboldt County
Nevada

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Humboldt County

Mountain View Apartments

1200 Hanson St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Nevada

Midas And Mcarthur
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Willowbrook IIi Apartments

1648 Midas Dr
Winnemucca, NV
Subsidized

Willowbrook I Apartments

1310 Hanson St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Willowbrook II Apartments

1300 Hanson St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Winnemucca Manor

130 W Minor St
Winnemucca, NV

Humboldt Village

445 Weso St
Winnemucca, NV
Subsidized

Sunrise Quarters Apartments

601 S Bridge St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Larios Arms Senior Apartments

242 W Minor St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome

Humboldt Village Apartments

400 Wesco St
Winnemucca, NV
HCV Welcome
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There are 10 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 633 affordable apartments for rent in Humboldt County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 350 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Humboldt County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 283 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Humboldt County

Housing Authority Programs
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Humboldt County, Nevada

Humboldt County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 633
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 350
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.87
Total Population 17,067
Housing Units 6,149
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $65,212 ±$5,239
Median Rent $818 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.17% ± 8.22pp

Population and Household Demographics

Humboldt County is a County in Nevada with a population of 17,067. There are 6,149 households in the county with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 26.57% of households in Humboldt County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Humboldt County

The median gross income for households in Humboldt County is $65,212 a year, or $5,434 a month. The median rent for the county is $818 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Humboldt County, a household making less than $2,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Humboldt County.1

Area Median Income In Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,900

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 Humboldt 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 Humboldt County HUD Rental Assistance in Humboldt County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,600 $18,950 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
80% of Median $44,200 $50,500 $56,800 $63,100 $68,150 $73,200 $78,250 $83,300
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Humboldt County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 2012, 6 low income apartment communities containing 182 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Humboldt County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Humboldt County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
60% of Median $33,180 $37,920 $42,660 $47,340 $51,180 $54,960 $58,740 $62,520

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Humboldt County is $42,660 a year, or $3,555 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,555 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,067 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $691 $741 $889 $1,026 $1,145 $1,263
60% $830 $889 $1,067 $1,232 $1,374 $1,516
Fair Market Rents in Humboldt County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$617 $736 $961 $1,204 $1,299

Cities In Humboldt County

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City Listings Served By
Winnemucca 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winnemucca is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Denio 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denio is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Fort McDermitt 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort McDermitt is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Golconda 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Golconda is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
McDermitt 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McDermitt is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Orovada 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orovada is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Paradise Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paradise Valley is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Valmy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valmy is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.