Lake City, FL Low Income Housing

Lake City, FL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Lake City, FL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Lake City, 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 Lake City, FL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Lake City, 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 Lake City, FL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing. 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 Lake City, Florida - Columbia County

Studio Apartments $700
One Bedroom Apartments $921
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,163
Three Bedroom Apartments $1,237

List of Low Income Housing in or near Lake City, FL

Windsong I - Lake City - Lake City

132 SW Windsong Circle
Lake City, FL - 32025
(386) 758-8455
Columbia County

Thornwood Terrace - Lake City

1015 Southwest Thornwood Circle
Lake City, FL - 32025
Columbia County

Lakewood Apartments - Lake City

1198 SW Anniston Circle - Office
Lake City, FL - 32055
Columbia County

Lake City Villas - Lake City

1152 Summers Road
Lake City, FL - 32055
Columbia County

Lake City Village - Lake City

1461 SW Haygood Loop
Lake City, FL - 32025
Columbia County

Lake City Cabins For Veterans - Lake City

SW corner NW Kimberly Dr and NW Lake Jeffery Road
Lake City, FL -

Columbia County

Brandywine Apartments - Lake City

730 SW Brandywine Drapt. 102
Lake City, FL - 32025
Columbia County
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Cedar Park Apartments

Cedar Park Apartments - Lake City

377 Nw Bascom Norris Dr
Lake City, FL - 32055
Columbia County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Carc Housing

Carc Housing - Lake City

286 Se Lochlynn Ter
Lake City, FL - 32025
Columbia County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Lake City, 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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