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

Discover affordable housing in Hartford County where there are 243+ 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.

Huntington Woods Apartments

200 Blakeslee St, Bristol, Connecticut 06010

bed 1-3
payment $1016-2041/mo.

Zion Street Apartments

511 Zion St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106

bed 3
payment $950/mo.

Summit Park Apartments

459 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106

bed 2-3
payment $905-1025/mo.

Sheldon Oak Apartments

90 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, Connecticut 06106

bed 2-4
payment $900-1167/mo.

Stonington Acres

134-186 Stonington Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106

bed 2-3
payment $875-1306/mo.

Webster Street

63 Webster St, Hartford, Connecticut 06114

bed 2-3
payment $805-925/mo.

4-40 Vine Street Apartments

40 Vine St, Hartford, Connecticut 06112

bed 1-3
payment $800-1001/mo.

Willow Arms

55 Elm St, Tariffville, Connecticut 06081

bed 1-2
payment $785-954/mo.

The Hollander Building

410 Asylum Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

bed Studio-2
payment $725-1700/mo.

Northeast Hartford Affordable Housing

150-170 Nelson St, Hartford, Connecticut 06120

bed 1-3
payment $620-1324/mo.

The Jefferson

2380 Corbin Ave, New Britain, Connecticut 06053

bed 1-2

Willow Creek Apartments

501 Granby St, Hartford, Connecticut 06112

bed 1-3

Shepherd Park Elderly Housing

170 Sisson Ave, Hartford, Connecticut 06105

bed Studio-2


1 Stonebridge Way, Berlin, Connecticut 06037

bed 1-2

Village At Yorkshire

465 Middle Rd, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

bed 1-2

Peachtree Village

60 Darling Dr, Avon, Connecticut 06001

bed 1-2


Gerber Road East, South Windsor, Connecticut 06074

bed 1

Zbikowski Park

334 Lake Ave, Bristol, Connecticut 06010

bed 1-3

Orchard Ridge

235 Webster St, Newington, Connecticut 06111

bed 1-2

Watson Farms

700 Deming St, South Windsor, Connecticut 06074

bed 1-2
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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Hartford 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hartford County, Connecticut
$15.64 (+100%) more than Connecticut minimum wage and $24.08 (+332%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Hartford County, Connecticut Affordable Housing ↓

How many renters live in Hartford County, Connecticut?

The County of Hartford County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 30.75 percent of the population living in Hartford County.

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

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

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hartford County?

The rental vacancy rate in Hartford 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 Hartford County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hartford County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
6,994 37,364 51,521 24,461 4,388
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hartford County

A large number of apartments in Hartford County 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 Hartford County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,121 to $2,425. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,121
One BR $1,319
Two BR $1,654
Three BR $2,000
Four BR $2,425
2024 Fair Market Rents in Hartford County, Connecticut

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Hartford 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 4,731 68 percent
One BR 28,641 77 percent
Two BR 36,094 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hartford County, Connecticut

How many affordable rental units are in Hartford County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Hartford County, Connecticut

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

Income Based Apartments in Hartford County, Connecticut

Hartford County features 11,711 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 Hartford County, Connecticut

There are 5,870 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hartford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hartford County, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hartford County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hartford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hartford County, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,489 and $1,819.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.