Low Income Apartments In Fairfield County
Connecticut

Low Income Apartments In Fairfield County

Crescent Crossings

160 Church Street
Bridgeport, CT
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Cedar Court Senior Housing Project

92 Cedar St
Norwalk, CT
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Subsidized

Metro Green Residential

717 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT
$1,569-2,340
1-2 BR

Park Square West

101 Summer St
Stamford, CT
Studio-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Danbury Tower

40 Williams Street
Danbury, CT
1 BR
62+
Subsidized

Shippan Place

521 Shippan Avenue
Stamford, CT
1 BR
Subsidized

Eleanor Roosevelt Apartments

18 Knapp St
Stamford, CT
Subsidized

Liberty Street Apartments

40 Liberty St
Stamford, CT
62+
Accessible
Subsidized

Westgate Apartments

515 West Ave, Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT
$675-1,900
Studio-3 BR
HCV Welcome

One Leonard Street Apartments

1 Leonard St
Norwalk, CT
62+
Accessible
Subsidized

There are 175 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 13,642 affordable apartments for rent in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 9,904 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 3,826 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Fairfield County. There are 3,375 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Fairfield County

Housing Authority Programs
Park City Communities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Norwalk Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Charter Oaks Communities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Danbury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Stratford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
Fairfield Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
New Canaan Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Fairfield County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 175
Total Low Income Apartments 13,642
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 9,904
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Total Population 939,983
Housing Units 334,320
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $84,233 ±$1,252
Median Rent $1,348 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.17% ± 1.11pp

Population and Household Demographics

Fairfield County is a County in Connecticut with a population of 939,983. There are 334,320 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 31.69% of households in Fairfield County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fairfield County

The median gross income for households in Fairfield County is $84,233 a year, or $7,019 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,348 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fairfield County, a household making less than $4,493 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Fairfield County.1

Fair Market Rents in Fairfield County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Town/Area Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Bethel town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Bridgeport town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Brookfield town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Danbury town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Darien town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Easton town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Fairfield town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Greenwich town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Monroe town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
New Canaan town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
New Fairfield town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Newtown town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Norwalk town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Redding town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Ridgefield town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Shelton town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Sherman town $1,017 $1,253 $1,583 $1,983 $2,498
Stamford town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Stratford town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Trumbull town $858 $1,032 $1,293 $1,631 $2,028
Weston town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Westport town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752
Wilton town $1,211 $1,517 $1,885 $2,404 $2,752

Cities In Fairfield County

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City Listings Served By
Bridgeport 54 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgeport is the Park City Communities.
Stamford 42 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stamford is the Charter Oaks Communities.
Norwalk 26 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwalk is the Housing Authority of the City of Norwalk.
Danbury 18 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danbury is the Housing Authority of the City of Danbury.
Shelton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelton is the Ansonia Housing Authority.
Greenwich 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwich is the Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich.
Bethel 2
Fairfield 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Fairfield Housing Authority.
New Canaan 4
Wilton 1
Ridgefield 3
Westport 3
Newtown 1
Trumbull 2
New Canaan Town 0
Greenwich Town 0
Brookfield 0
Darien 0
Easton 0
Monroe 0
New Fairfield 0
Redding 0
Sherman 0
Stratford 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stratford is the Stratford Housing Authority.
Weston 0
Byram 0
Cannondale 0
Cos Cob 0
Georgetown 0
Glenville 0
Pemberwick 0
Riverside 1
Southport 0
Wilton Center 0