Affordable Housing In White Pine County
Nevada

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In White Pine County

Bristlecone East

1690 Avenue F
Ely, NV
Subsidized

Steptoe Terrace Apartments

110 J V Walker St
Ely, NV

The Highlands

115 W Highland Dr
Ely, NV
HCV Welcome

Bristlecone Apartments

1650 Avenue F
Ely, NV
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There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 220 affordable apartments for rent in White Pine County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 72 apartments that set rent based on your income. In White Pine County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 148 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve White Pine County

Housing Authority Programs
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in White Pine County, Nevada

White Pine County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 220
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Total Population 9,974
Housing Units 3,187
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $57,122 ±$7,119
Median Rent $703 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.72% ± 8.06pp

Population and Household Demographics

White Pine County is a County in Nevada with a population of 9,974. There are 3,187 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 25.13% of households in White Pine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White Pine County

The median gross income for households in White Pine County is $57,122 a year, or $4,760 a month. The median rent for the county is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White Pine County, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.72% of households who rent are overburdened in White Pine County.1

Area Median Income In White Pine 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 White Pine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 White Pine 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 White Pine County HUD Rental Assistance in White Pine County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in White Pine County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
60% of Median $30,420 $34,800 $39,120 $43,440 $46,920 $50,400 $53,880 $57,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in White Pine County is $39,120 a year, or $3,260 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,260 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $978 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $634 $679 $815 $941 $1,050 $1,159
60% $761 $815 $978 $1,130 $1,260 $1,391
Fair Market Rents in White Pine County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$558 $757 $869 $1,256 $1,328

Cities In White Pine County

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City Listings Served By
Ely 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ely is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Baker 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baker is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Lund 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lund is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
McGill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McGill is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Preston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Preston is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.
Ruth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruth is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.