Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Thermopolis, WY

Discover affordable housing in Thermopolis where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Hot Springs Senior Apartments

105 N D Ave, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443

bed 1

Canyon Village Apartments

103 S D Ave, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443

bed Studio-1
payment $555/mo.

540 1/2 Ryan St

540 1/2 Ryan St, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443

bed Studio
payment $475/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Thermopolis, Wyoming
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wyoming minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Thermopolis, Wyoming?

The City of Thermopolis has 2,722 people living in 1,286 households.

There are 667 renters living in 335 renter households in this City. Renters make up 24.5 percent of the population living in Thermopolis.

What is the rental market like in Thermopolis, Wyoming?

There are an estimated 1,537 housing units in the Thermopolis area. Of these, 457 units are rental homes, making up 30 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Thermopolis, Wyoming, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Thermopolis?

The rental vacancy rate in Thermopolis is 27 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Thermopolis for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Thermopolis
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 35 141 130 29
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Thermopolis

A large number of apartments in Thermopolis have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Thermopolis are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 33 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Thermopolis

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $684 to $1,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $684
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Thermopolis, Wyoming

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Thermopolis?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 22 63 percent
Two BR 121 86 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Thermopolis, Wyoming

How many affordable rental units are in Thermopolis?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Thermopolis, Wyoming including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Thermopolis features 48 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 Thermopolis, Wyoming

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Thermopolis, Wyoming

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Thermopolis, Wyoming for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.