If you cannot afford your monthly rent or you want to save on your rent, you may qualify for affordable or low-cost housing. You can reach out to federal government programs such as Section 8 if you cannot manage all or part of your rent. Affordable apartments to rent are available for individuals ad families. Rent can range between $400 to $800 depending on the apartment complex, the area, and the number of bedrooms you wish to rent. Whether temporary or permanent, low cost and low income homes can make all the difference for your housing needs.