Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Fairfield County, CT

Discover affordable housing in Fairfield County where there are 183+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Metro Green Residences

717 Atlantic St, Stamford, Connecticut 6902

Crescent Crossings

160 Church Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06608

bed 1-3

Huntington Senior Housing

1235 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, Connecticut 06611

bed 1-2

Friendship Housing

28 Perry St, Stamford, Connecticut 06902

bed 1-3

Laurelwood Place Apartments

585 Norman St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605

bed 1

Sycamore Place

285 Maplewood Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605

bed 1

River Commons

15 School St, Norwalk, Connecticut 06851

bed 1-2

Bayview Towers

300 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, Connecticut 06901

bed 1-3

The Heights at Darient

24 Allen O’Neill Dr, Darien, Connecticut 06820

bed 1-3

Trefoil Court

15 Pine Tree Ln, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825

bed Studio-1

1188 Lofts

1188 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

bed Studio-2

Stratfield Apartments I and II

1241 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

bed Studio-1

St. Pauls Terrace

28 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

bed 1

Yale Street Commons

80 Yale St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605

bed 1-3

Parsonge Cottage Senior Residence

88 Parsonage Rd, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

bed Studio
payment $4500/mo.

Cedar Court Senior Housing Project

92 Cedar St, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

bed 1

Martin Luther King Apartments

40 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford, Connecticut 06902

bed 1-3

Shippan Place

521 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, Connecticut 06902

bed 1

Ives Manor

198 Main St, Danbury, Connecticut 06810

bed Studio-1

Danbury Tower

40 Williams Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810

bed 1
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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.

How many renters live in Fairfield County, Connecticut?

The County of Fairfield County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 30.1 percent of the population living in Fairfield County.

What is the rental market like in Fairfield County, Connecticut?

There are an estimated housing units in the Fairfield County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Fairfield County, Connecticut, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Fairfield County?

The rental vacancy rate in Fairfield County is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Fairfield County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fairfield County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
8,324 33,551 43,128 23,009 6,530
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fairfield County

A large number of apartments in Fairfield County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Fairfield County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 0 100 percent
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 0 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Fairfield County, Connecticut

How many affordable rental units are in Fairfield County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Fairfield County, Connecticut including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Fairfield County features 10,128 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 Fairfield County, Connecticut

There are 3,175 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fairfield County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fairfield County, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fairfield County landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Fairfield County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fairfield County, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $0 and $0.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.