Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Greenwich, CT

Discover affordable housing in Greenwich where there are 13+ 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.

Parsonge Cottage Senior Residence

88 Parsonage Rd, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

bed Studio
payment $4500/mo.

Armstrong Court

Armstrong Court, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

bed 1-3

CLOSED - McKinney Terrace II

71 Vinci Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Wilbur Peck Court

Wilbur Peck Court, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Agnes Morley

249 Milbank Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

CLOSED - Quarry Knoll II

52-99 Quarry Knoll, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Adams Garden Apartments

4 Bertolf Rd, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

bed 1-3


1040 E PUTNAM AVE, Greenwich, Connecticut 6878

bed Studio-1

Greenwich Close

10 Brookside Dr, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Pathways Vision

509 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Pathways Futures

50 Brookside Dr, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

McKinney Terrace l

73 Vinci Dr, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

bed 1-3

Quarry Knoll I

1-51 Quarry Knoll, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

auto_awesome Focus Results:
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 Greenwich, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Greenwich, Connecticut
$34.08 (+217%) more than Connecticut minimum wage and $42.52 (+587%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Greenwich, Connecticut?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Greenwich, Connecticut.

Go to the Connecticut Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greenwich.

How many renters live in Greenwich, Connecticut?

The City of Greenwich has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 46.68 percent of the population living in Greenwich.

What is the rental market like in Greenwich, Connecticut?

There are an estimated housing units in the Greenwich area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Greenwich, Connecticut, there are 1.11 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Greenwich?

The rental vacancy rate in Greenwich is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Greenwich for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greenwich
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
218 684 799 804 178
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greenwich

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

How Much Is Rent in Greenwich

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,505 to $2,997. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,505
One BR $1,825
Two BR $2,221
Three BR $2,838
Four BR $2,997
2024 Fair Market Rents in Greenwich, Connecticut

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

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 157 72 percent
One BR 207 30 percent
Two BR 255 32 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Greenwich, Connecticut

How many affordable rental units are in Greenwich?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Greenwich, Connecticut

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

Income Based Apartments in Greenwich, Connecticut

Greenwich features 420 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 Greenwich, Connecticut

There are 180 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenwich.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenwich, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greenwich landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $800 towards rent in Greenwich.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenwich, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,365 and $2,891.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.