Montgomery Townhouses
1821 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19121

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About The Property:

Nice affordable housing apartment family community located North Philadelphia near Temple. Close to shopping, restaurants, movie theater, schools and public transportation. On-site laundry facility and playground for kids. Please contact site manager for more details.

Unit Information

Unit Bed/Bath Rent
One Bedroom 1/1 $
Two Bedroom 2/1 $
Three Bedroom 3/2 $

Property Amenities

  • 24hr Emergency Maintenance
  • Urban Area

Unit Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Ready
  • Window Coverings
  • Carpet

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Dining
  • Close to Downtown District
  • Close to Public Transportation
  • Close to Shopping
  • Near Hospital
  • Near Library
  • Near Park
  • Near Schools
  • Near University

Pet Policy


Managed By Interstate Realty Management

Funding Programs

Montgomery Townhouses was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Project Based Sec. 8 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 8

Montgomery Townhouses has a project-based Section 8 contract. 134 of the 135 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 99% of the renter households in the property pay no more than 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

The current Section 8 contract was effective on July 01, 2009 and the contract expires on June 30, 2024. The Section 8 contract rent is 89.7% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,003.00 for One Bedroom, $1,210.00 for Two Bedroom, and $1,502.00 for Three Bedroom.

29% of Pennsylvania properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.


Montgomery Townhouses is an affordable apartment community located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which is located in Philadelphia County. The property is located in Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District served by Representative Dwight Evans (D), Senator Patrick Toomey (R) and Senator Robert Casey (D).

Montgomery Townhouses is an apartment community containing 134 rental units. The property contains 294 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Montgomery Townhouses is home to not more than 574 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Montgomery Townhouses provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Philadelphia, PA by this property is Project Based Sec. 8.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is a minimum rent payment of not less than $25 and as much as $50 for all subsidy recipients at this property. That means that even if a renter has zero income, they will still be required to pay rent. In recent years, there have been various legislative proposals to increase the Section 8 minimum rent but advocates make the valid point that minimum rents affect the poorest of the poor.

Unit Mix

Montgomery Townhouses contains a mix of 134 assisted one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 28 One Bedroom, 52 Two Bedroom, and 54 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 21% One Bedroom, 39% Two Bedroom, and 40% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Montgomery Townhouses is 2.18.

Pennsylvania's 2nd

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One, Two, and Three

Unit Mix


Average Bedroom Size

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