Affordable Housing In Bristol
Hartford County, Connecticut

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bristol

Zbikowski Park

334 Lake Ave
Bristol, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Huntington Woods Apartments

200 Blakeslee St
Bristol, Connecticut
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Bonnie Acres

33 Vance Dr
Bristol, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Komanetsky Estates

81 Grove Avenue
Bristol, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Gaylord Towers

55 Gaylord St
Bristol, Connecticut

Mountain Laurel Manor

31 Quaker Ln
Bristol, Connecticut

Cambridge Park

64 Davis Dr
Bristol, Connecticut
Family & Senior

Meridian Towers

52 Sheila Ct
Bristol, Connecticut

Delorenzo Towers

284 N Main St
Bristol, Connecticut
Elderly Supportive Housing

Georgian Manor IIi

500 Stafford Ave
Bristol, Connecticut

Housing Authorities that serve Bristol

Housing Authority Programs
Bristol Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bristol, Connecticut

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,703 affordable apartments for rent in Bristol, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in Bristol, Connecticut

Bristol features 1,219 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Bristol, Connecticut

There are 440 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bristol.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bristol, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bristol landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Bristol.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bristol, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,107 and $1,353.

2020 Bristol, Connecticut Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $801 $993 $1,230 $1,533 $1,757
Payment Standard Range $721 to $881 $894 to $1,092 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,380 to $1,686 $1,581 to $1,933

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bristol, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 1,703
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,219
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Bristol is a City in Hartford County, Connecticut with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Bristol are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bristol

The median gross income for households in Bristol is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Bristol

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Bristol, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hartford County.

In Bristol, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Bristol

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Bristol

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,200 $24,200 $27,250 $30,250 $32,700 $35,100 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,450 $54,500 $58,550 $62,600 $66,600
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700