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Affordable Housing In Lander County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lander County

Woodhaus Apartments

455 Elquist Dr
Battle Mountain, Nevada

Broyles Ranch Apartments

716 Broyles Ranch Rd
Battle Mountain, Nevada

Woodhaus Apartments

457 Elquist Dr
Battle Mountain, Nevada
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Housing Authorities that serve Lander County

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 Lander County, Nevada

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Lander County, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Lander County, Nevada

Lander County features 52 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 Lander County, Nevada

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lander County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lander County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lander County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $934 and $1,142.

2020 Lander County, 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 $676 $788 $1,038 $1,314 $1,617
Payment Standard Range $608 to $744 $709 to $867 $934 to $1,142 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,455 to $1,779

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lander County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.29%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $78,190 ±$9,799
Median Rent $646 ±$312
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.44% ± 18.27pp
Total Population 5,946

Population and Household Demographics

Lander County is a county in Nevada with a population of 5,946. There are 2,114 households in the county with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 21.29% of households in Lander County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lander County

The median gross income for households in Lander County is $78,190 a year, or $6,516 a month. The median rent for the county is $646 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lander County, a household making less than $2,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Lander County.

Area Median Income In Lander 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 Lander County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,000

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 Lander 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Lander County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,400 $23,300 $26,200 $29,100 $31,450 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,500 $52,400 $56,300 $60,150 $64,050
80% of Median $54,350 $62,100 $69,850 $77,600 $83,850 $90,050 $96,250 $102,450

Cities In Lander County

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City Served By
Austin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Austin is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Battle Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Battle Mountain is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingston is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.