Affordable Housing In Wadsworth
Washoe County, Nevada

Housing Authorities that serve Wadsworth

Housing Authority Programs
Reno Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wadsworth, Nevada

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Wadsworth, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in Wadsworth, Nevada

Wadsworth features 0 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 Wadsworth, Nevada

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wadsworth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wadsworth, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wadsworth, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $964 and $1,178.

2020 Wadsworth, 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 $698 $846 $1,071 $1,545 $1,880
Payment Standard Range $628 to $768 $761 to $931 $964 to $1,178 $1,391 to $1,700 $1,692 to $2,068

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wadsworth, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.67%
Average Renter Household Size 3.81
Average Household Size 3.00
Median Household Income $27,917 ±$6,721
Median Rent $727 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 14.9pp
Total Population 900

Population and Household Demographics

Wadsworth is a City in Washoe County, Nevada with a population of 900. There are 300 households in the city with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 34.67% of households in Wadsworth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wadsworth

The median gross income for households in Wadsworth is $27,917 a year, or $2,326 a month. The median rent for the city is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wadsworth, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Wadsworth.1

Area Median Income In Wadsworth

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Wadsworth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washoe County.

In Wadsworth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,100

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 Wadsworth

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 Wadsworth

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,450 $18,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,350 $31,250 $35,150 $39,050 $42,200 $45,300 $48,450 $51,550
80% of Median $43,750 $50,000 $56,250 $62,500 $67,500 $72,500 $77,500 $82,500