Qualify for Housing Assistance in Florida

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Florida.


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Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice, FL
30% of Median$13100$14950$16850$18700$20200$21700$23200$24700
Very Low Income$21800$24900$28050$31150$33650$36150$38650$41100
Low-Income$34900$39900$44850$49850$53850$57850$61800$65800
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL
30% of Median$12750$14550$16400$18200$19650$21100$22550$24000
Very Low Income$21250$24300$27300$30350$32800$35200$37650$40050
Low-Income$34000$38850$43700$48550$52450$56300$60200$64100
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
30% of Median$11600$13250$14900$16550$17850$19200$20500$21850
Very Low Income$19300$22100$24850$27600$29800$32000$34200$36450
Low-Income$30900$35300$39750$44150$47700$51200$54750$58300
Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, FL
30% of Median$13950$15900$17900$19900$21500$23100$24700$26250
Very Low Income$23200$26500$29850$33150$35800$38450$41100$43750
Low-Income$37150$42450$47750$53050$57300$61550$65800$70050
Gainesville, FL
30% of Median$12550$14350$16150$17950$19400$20800$22250$23700
Very Low Income$20950$23900$26900$29900$32300$34700$37100$39450
Low-Income$33500$38300$43050$47850$51700$55500$59350$63150
Baker County, FL
30% of Median$11800$13500$15150$16850$18200$19550$20900$22250
Very Low Income$19650$22450$25250$28050$30300$32550$34800$37050
Low-Income$31450$35900$40400$44900$48500$52100$55700$59250
Jacksonville, FL
30% of Median$13700$15650$17600$19550$21100$22700$24250$25800
Very Low Income$22800$26050$29300$32550$35150$37750$40350$42950
Low-Income$36450$41700$46900$52100$56250$60450$64600$68750
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
30% of Median$10950$12500$14100$15650$16900$18150$19400$20650
Very Low Income$18250$20900$23500$26100$28200$30300$32350$34450
Low-Income$29250$33400$37600$41750$45100$48450$51750$55100
Fort Lauderdale, FL
30% of Median$16050$18350$20650$22950$24800$26600$28450$30300
Very Low Income$26800$30600$34450$38250$41300$44350$47450$50500
Low-Income$42850$48950$55100$61200$66100$71000$75900$80800
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL
30% of Median$14150$16150$18200$20200$21800$23450$25050$26650
Very Low Income$23600$26950$30350$33700$36400$39100$41800$44500
Low-Income$37750$43100$48500$53900$58200$62500$66850$71150
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL
30% of Median$15800$18100$20350$22600$24400$26200$28000$29850
Very Low Income$26400$30150$33950$37700$40700$43750$46750$49750
Low-Income$42200$48250$54250$60300$65100$69950$74750$79600
Naples-Marco Island, FL
30% of Median$14900$17000$19150$21250$22950$24650$26350$28050
Very Low Income$24800$28300$31850$35400$38250$41050$43900$46750
Low-Income$39650$45300$51000$56650$61200$65700$70250$74800
Ocala, FL
30% of Median$10250$11700$13200$14650$15800$17000$18150$19350
Very Low Income$17100$19500$21950$24400$26350$28300$30250$32200
Low-Income$27350$31250$35150$39050$42150$45300$48400$51550
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL
30% of Median$12750$14550$16400$18200$19650$21100$22550$24000
Very Low Income$21250$24300$27300$30350$32800$35200$37650$40050
Low-Income$34000$38850$43700$48550$52450$56300$60200$64100
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
30% of Median$13050$14900$16800$18650$20150$21650$23150$24600
Very Low Income$21750$24900$28000$31100$33600$36100$38550$41050
Low-Income$34850$39800$44800$49750$53750$57700$61700$65650
Palm Coast, FL
30% of Median$11900$13600$15300$17000$18350$19700$21100$22450
Very Low Income$19800$22650$25450$28300$30550$32850$35100$37350
Low-Income$31700$36250$40750$45300$48900$52550$56150$59800
Panama City-Lynn Haven, FL
30% of Median$11800$13500$15150$16850$18200$19550$20900$22250
Very Low Income$19650$22500$25300$28100$30350$32600$34850$37100
Low-Income$31450$35950$40450$44950$48550$52150$55750$59350
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
30% of Median$12000$13700$15450$17150$18500$19900$21250$22650
Very Low Income$20000$22850$25700$28550$30850$33100$35400$37700
Low-Income$32000$36550$41150$45700$49350$53000$56650$60300
Port St. Lucie, FL
30% of Median$12550$14350$16150$17950$19400$20800$22250$23700
Very Low Income$20950$23900$26900$29900$32300$34700$37100$39450
Low-Income$33500$38300$43050$47850$51700$55500$59350$63150
Punta Gorda, FL
30% of Median$11400$13050$14650$16300$17600$18900$20200$21500
Very Low Income$19050$21750$24500$27200$29400$31550$33750$35900
Low-Income$30450$34800$39150$43500$47000$50450$53950$57400
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL
30% of Median$12250$14000$15750$17500$18900$20300$21700$23100
Very Low Income$20400$23300$26250$29150$31500$33800$36150$38500
Low-Income$32650$37300$42000$46650$50400$54100$57850$61600
Tallahassee, FL
30% of Median$13350$15300$17200$19100$20650$22150$23700$25200
Very Low Income$22250$25450$28600$31800$34350$36900$39450$42000
Low-Income$35650$40700$45800$50900$54950$59050$63100$67200
Wakulla County, FL
30% of Median$12450$14250$16000$17800$19200$20650$22050$23500
Very Low Income$20750$23700$26700$29650$32000$34400$36750$39150
Low-Income$33200$37950$42700$47450$51250$55050$58850$62650
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
30% of Median$12450$14200$16000$17750$19150$20600$22000$23450
Very Low Income$20700$23700$26650$29600$31950$34350$36700$39050
Low-Income$33150$37900$42600$47350$51150$54950$58700$62500
Bradford County, FL
30% of Median$10600$12100$13650$15150$16350$17550$18800$20000
Very Low Income$17700$20200$22750$25250$27250$29300$31300$33350
Low-Income$28300$32300$36350$40400$43650$46850$50100$53350
Calhoun County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Citrus County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Columbia County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
DeSoto County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Dixie County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Franklin County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Glades County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Gulf County, FL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18700$21050$23400$25250$27150$29000$30900
Low-Income$26200$29950$33700$37450$40450$43450$46450$49450
Hamilton County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Hardee County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Hendry County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Highlands County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Holmes County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Jackson County, FL
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18750$21100$23450$25350$27200$29100$30950
Low-Income$26250$30000$33750$37500$40500$43500$46500$49500
Lafayette County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Levy County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Liberty County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Madison County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Monroe County, FL
30% of Median$15800$18050$20300$22550$24350$26150$27950$29750
Very Low Income$26300$30100$33850$37600$40600$43600$46600$49650
Low-Income$42100$48100$54150$60150$64950$69750$74600$79400
Okeechobee County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Putnam County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Sumter County, FL
30% of Median$9900$11300$12750$14150$15300$16400$17550$18700
Very Low Income$16500$18900$21250$23600$25500$27400$29250$31150
Low-Income$26450$30200$34000$37750$40750$43800$46800$49850
Suwannee County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Taylor County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Union County, FL
30% of Median$10150$11600$13050$14500$15650$16800$18000$19150
Very Low Income$16950$19350$21800$24200$26150$28050$30000$31950
Low-Income$27100$30950$34850$38700$41800$44900$48000$51100
Walton County, FL
30% of Median$11200$12800$14400$16000$17300$18550$19850$21100
Very Low Income$18650$21300$24000$26650$28800$30900$33050$35200
Low-Income$29850$34100$38400$42650$46050$49450$52900$56300
Washington County, FL
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Low-Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300