Affordable Housing In West Wendover
Elko County, Nevada

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In West Wendover


2701 W Tibbets Blvd
West Wendover, Nevada

Eastline Apartments

1550 Eastline Ln
West Wendover, Nevada

Toana View Apartments

3081 W Tibbetts Blvd
West Wendover, Nevada

Horizon Hills Apartments

1654 Butte St
West Wendover, Nevada
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in West Wendover, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving West Wendover, Nevada

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 West Wendover, Nevada

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 428 affordable apartments for rent in West Wendover, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in West Wendover, Nevada

West Wendover features 350 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 West Wendover, Nevada

There are 78 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in West Wendover.

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Wendover, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Wendover, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,064 and $1,300.

2022 West Wendover, 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
West Wendover, Nevada Fair Market Rent $785 $911 $1,182 $1,626 $1,679
West Wendover, Nevada Payment Standard Range $707 to $864 $820 to $1,002 $1,064 to $1,300 $1,463 to $1,789 $1,511 to $1,847

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

West Wendover, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 428
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 350
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 3.29
Median Household Income $43,077 ±$5,658
Median Rent $676 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.19% ± 16.8pp
Total Population 4,422

Population and Household Demographics

West Wendover is a city in Elko County, Nevada with a population of 4,422. There are 1,346 households in the city with an average household size of 3.29 persons. 42.42% of households in West Wendover are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Wendover

The median gross income for households in West Wendover is $43,077 a year, or $3,590 a month. The median rent for the city is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Wendover, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.19% of households who rent are overburdened in West Wendover.

Area Median Income In West Wendover

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 West Wendover, the AMI is calculated from all households within Elko County.

In West Wendover, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,500

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 West Wendover

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 West Wendover

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Wendover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Wendover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,550 $40,600 $45,700 $50,750 $54,850 $58,900 $62,950 $67,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Wendover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,850 $65,000 $73,100 $81,200 $87,700 $94,200 $100,700 $107,200