Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Humboldt County, NV

Discover affordable housing in Humboldt County where there are 11+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Sonoma Springs

1100 Hanson St., Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Willowbrook II Apartments

1300 Hanson St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Larios Arms Senior Apartments

242 W Minor St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Mountain View Apartments

1200 Hanson St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Winnemucca Village Apartments

130 W Minor St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Humboldt Village Apartments

400 Wesco St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Willowbrook III Apartments

1648 Midas Dr, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Humboldt Village

445 Weso St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Willowbrook I Apartments

1310 Hanson St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

Sunrise Quarters Apartments

601 S Bridge St, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445


Midas And Mcarthur, Winnemucca, Nevada 89445

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Humboldt County, Nevada
$12.91 (+126%) more than Nevada minimum wage and $15.91 (+219%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Humboldt 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), Homeownership programs for Humboldt County, Nevada.

Go to the Nevada Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Humboldt County.

How many renters live in Humboldt County, Nevada?

The County of Humboldt County has 17,266 people living in 6,986 households.

There are 4,183 renters living in 2,086 renter households in this County. Renters make up 24.23 percent of the population living in Humboldt County.

What is the rental market like in Humboldt County, Nevada?

There are an estimated 7,671 housing units in the Humboldt County area. Of these, 2,160 units are rental homes, making up 28 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Humboldt County, Nevada, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Humboldt County?

The rental vacancy rate in Humboldt County is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Humboldt County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Humboldt County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2 488 681 822 93
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Humboldt County

A large number of apartments in Humboldt County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Humboldt County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 32 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Humboldt County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $831 to $2,046. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $831
One BR $931
Two BR $1,223
Three BR $1,489
Four BR $2,046
2024 Fair Market Rents in Humboldt County, Nevada

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Humboldt County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 0 100 percent
One BR 467 96 percent
Two BR 448 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Humboldt County, Nevada

How many affordable rental units are in Humboldt County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Humboldt County, Nevada including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 365
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 170
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Humboldt County, Nevada

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Humboldt County, Nevada

Humboldt County features 200 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 Humboldt County, Nevada

There are 161 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Humboldt County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Humboldt County, Nevada

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Humboldt County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Humboldt County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Humboldt County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,101 and $1,345.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.