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Affordable Housing In White Pine County
Nevada

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In White Pine County

Bristlecone East

1690 Avenue F
Ely, Nevada
Subsidized

Steptoe Terrace Apartments

110 J V Walker St
Ely, Nevada

The Highlands

115 W Highland Dr
Ely, Nevada

Bristlecone Apartments

1650 Avenue F
Ely, Nevada
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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); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in White Pine County, Nevada

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 220 affordable apartments for rent in White Pine County, Nevada.

Income Based Apartments in White Pine County, Nevada

White Pine County features 72 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 White Pine County, Nevada

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in White Pine County, Nevada

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in White Pine County, Nevada for a two-bedroom apartment is between $761 and $931.

2020 White Pine 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
Fair Market Rent $551 $724 $846 $1,208 $1,212
Payment Standard Range $496 to $606 $652 to $796 $761 to $931 $1,087 to $1,329 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

White Pine County, NV Affordable Housing Snapshot

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

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.

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 $73,800

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 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 $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,500 $40,500 $43,500 $46,500 $49,500
80% of Median $42,000 $48,000 $54,000 $60,000 $64,800 $69,600 $74,400 $79,200

Cities In White Pine County

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