Affordable Housing In Lincoln County
Nevada

Affordable Housing programs support 70 income based apartments in Lincoln County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 32 affordable apartments in Lincoln County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lincoln County, Nevada

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lincoln County. Go to the Nevada Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lincoln County.

Caliente Renaissance Apartments

150 Minnie St
Caliente, Nevada
Rent Assisted

Cl Panaca

4th And H St
Panaca, Nevada
Affordable

Cl Pioche

Main St
Pioche, Nevada
Affordable

Cl Caliente

200 Miller Ln
Caliente, Nevada
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Lincoln County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Lincoln County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Caliente, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Caliente.
Affordable Housing In Panaca, NV Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Panaca.
Affordable Housing In Pioche, NV Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pioche.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lincoln 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Homeownership
Go to the Nevada Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lincoln County.

Lincoln County, Nevada Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Nevada

Lincoln County features 70 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 Lincoln County, Nevada

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $831 and $1,015.

2023 Lincoln 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
Lincoln County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $617 $701 $923 $1,306 $1,521
Lincoln County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $631 to $771 $831 to $1,015 $1,175 to $1,437 $1,369 to $1,673

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 102
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $44,866 ±$7,245
Median Rent $592 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.62% ± 11.91pp
Total Population 5,194

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln County is a county in Nevada with a population of 5,194. There are 1,883 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 32.18% of households in Lincoln County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln County

The median gross income for households in Lincoln County is $44,866 a year, or $3,739 a month. The median rent for the county is $592 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln County, a household making less than $1,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln County.

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,500

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,200 $19,650 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,650 $32,750 $36,850 $40,900 $44,200 $47,450 $50,750 $54,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,850 $52,400 $58,950 $65,450 $70,700 $75,950 $81,200 $86,400