Affordable Housing In Nye County
Nevada

Affordable Housing programs support 178 income based apartments in Nye County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 148 affordable apartments in Nye County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Nye County, Nevada

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

Desert Apartments

1000 Erie Main
Tonopah, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Spring Mountain Apartments

1441 E Calvada Blvd
Pahrump, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Pahrump Valley Apartments

2151 Pahrump Valley Blvd
Pahrump, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Belmont Apartments

990 South Main
Tonopah, Nevada
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Heritage Park Apartments

1225 S Crowell Ave
Beatty, Nevada
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Palm Terrace Senior Village

Wilson Rd And Margaret St
Pahrump, Nevada
Affordable

Homestead Apartments

4451 N Blagg Rd
Pahrump, Nevada
Rent Assisted

Courtyard Apartments

2831 E Dandelion St
Pahrump, Nevada
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Nye County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Nye County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Beatty, NV Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Beatty.
Affordable Housing In Pahrump, NV Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Pahrump.
Affordable Housing In Tonopah, NV Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Tonopah.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Nye 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 Nye County.

Nye County, Nevada Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Nye County, Nevada

Nye County features 178 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 Nye County, Nevada

There are 148 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nye County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nye County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nye County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $959 and $1,173.

2023 Nye 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
Nye County, Nevada Fair Market Rent $713 $810 $1,066 $1,402 $1,542
Nye County, Nevada Payment Standard Range $642 to $784 $729 to $891 $959 to $1,173 $1,262 to $1,542 $1,388 to $1,696

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nye County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 326
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 178
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $41,712 ±$1,666
Median Rent $778 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45% ± 7.07pp
Total Population 42,625

Population and Household Demographics

Nye County is a county in Nevada with a population of 42,625. There are 17,427 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 29.49% of households in Nye County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nye County

The median gross income for households in Nye County is $41,712 a year, or $3,476 a month. The median rent for the county is $778 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nye County, a household making less than $2,593 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45% of households who rent are overburdened in Nye County.

Area Median Income In Nye 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 Nye County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000

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 Nye 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 Nye County

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