Affordable Housing In Lyon County
Nevada

Affordable Housing programs support 193 income based apartments in Lyon County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 340 affordable apartments in Lyon County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lyon County, Nevada

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

Southwood Apartments

351 South St
Yerington, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Yerington Manor

101 S Mountain View St
Yerington, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
55+
Accessible

Nevada

Surrprise St
Yerington, Nevada
Affordable

Dayton Valley Village II

369 Dayton Valley Rd
Dayton, Nevada
Affordable

Fernwood Meadows

625 Silverlace Blvd
Fernley, Nevada
Rent Assisted

Nevada

373 Dayton Valley Rd
Dayton, Nevada
Affordable

Silverado Apartments

3160 Elm St
Silver Springs, Nevada
Rent Assisted

Sandia Manor

405 Jill Ct
Fernley, Nevada
Rent Assisted

Yerington Garden Apartments

608 Surprise Ave
Yerington, Nevada
Rent Assisted

River Valley Apartments

350 Dayton Valley Rd
Dayton, Nevada
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Lyon County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Dayton, NV Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Dayton.
Affordable Housing In Fernley, NV Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Fernley.
Affordable Housing In Silver Springs, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Silver Springs.
Affordable Housing In Yerington, NV Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Yerington.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lyon 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 Lyon County.

Lyon County, Nevada Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lyon County, Nevada

Lyon County features 193 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 Lyon County, Nevada

There are 340 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lyon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lyon County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lyon County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $987 and $1,207.

2023 Lyon 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
Lyon County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $834 $926 $1,097 $1,559 $1,869
Lyon County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $751 to $917 $833 to $1,019 $987 to $1,207 $1,403 to $1,715 $1,682 to $2,056

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lyon County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 534
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 193
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.94
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $47,255 ±$1,924
Median Rent $904 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.65% ± 5.29pp
Total Population 51,657

Population and Household Demographics

Lyon County is a county in Nevada with a population of 51,657. There are 19,524 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 29.82% of households in Lyon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lyon County

The median gross income for households in Lyon County is $47,255 a year, or $3,938 a month. The median rent for the county is $904 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lyon County, a household making less than $3,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Lyon County.

Area Median Income In Lyon 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 Lyon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,100

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 Lyon 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 Lyon County

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