Ferndale, FL Low Income Housing

Ferndale, FL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Ferndale, FL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Ferndale, FL?
To qualify for low income housing in Florida, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Ferndale, FL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Ferndale, FL, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.

In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Ferndale, FL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.

We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Ferndale, Florida - Lake County

Studio Apartments $1,422
One Bedroom Apartments $1,616
Two Bedroom Apartments $2,064
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,503

List of Low Income Housing in or near Ferndale, FL

Raintree - Clermont

1305 Raintree Bend
Clermont, FL - 34711
Lake County
Listing Location: 2.85 miles from Ferndale

Sunny Hill - Clermont

760 Pitt Street
Clermont, FL - 34711
Lake County
Listing Location: 4.97 miles from Ferndale

Osprey Ridge - Clermont

201 Hunt Street
Clermont, FL - 34711
Lake County
Listing Location: 4.98 miles from Ferndale

Southlake Community Foundation, - Clermont

800 Us Hwy 27
Clermont, FL - 34711
Lake County
Listing Location: 5.10 miles from Ferndale

Non Profit Apartment

Woodcliff Apartments. - Clermont

1000 Disston Avenue
Clermont, FL - 34711
Lake County
Listing Location: 5.47 miles from Ferndale

Clermont Sands RRH - Clermont

400-e Highland Ave
Clermont, FL - 32711
(352) 394-5811
Lake County
Listing Location: 5.60 miles from Ferndale

Lakeview Villas for Seniors 62 and Older - Clermont

200 12th St
Clermont, FL - 34711
(352) 394-2896
Lake County
Listing Location: 6.08 miles from Ferndale

Affordable Housing Alternatives - Oakland

PO Box 551
Oakland, FL - 34760

Lake County
Listing Location: 6.54 miles from Ferndale

Non Profit Apartment

West Orange Habitat For Humanity - Oakland

PO Box 38
Oakland, FL - 34760
Lake County
Listing Location: 6.54 miles from Ferndale

Non Profit Apartment

Country Gardens Apartments - Winter Garden

15122 West Colonial Drive
Winter Garden, FL - 34787
(877) 212-3289
Lake County
Listing Location: 7.48 miles from Ferndale

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Ferndale, FL

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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