Affordable Housing In Hartford County
Connecticut

238 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hartford County

Summit Park Apartments

459 Summit St
Hartford, Connecticut
$905-1,025
2-3 BR

Willow Creek Apartments

501 Granby St
Hartford, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Orchard Ridge

235 Webster St
Newington, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Willow Arms

55 Elm St
Tariffville, Connecticut
$785-954
1-2 BR
Subsidized

The Jefferson

2380 Corbin Ave
New Britain, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Whispering Pines II

100 Whispering Pines Rd
Avon, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Peachtree Village

60 Darling Dr
Avon, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Village at Yorkshire

465 Middle Rd
Farmington, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Carter Court

56 Full Cir
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Northeast Hartford Affordable Housing

150-170 Nelson St
Hartford, Connecticut
$620-1,324
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hartford County, Connecticut

There are 238 low income housing apartment communities offering 20,252 affordable apartments for rent in Hartford County, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in Hartford County, Connecticut

Hartford County features 13,523 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 6,380 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 $1,212 and $1,482.

2021 Hartford County, 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
Hartford County, Connecticut Fair Market Rent $889 $1,091 $1,347 $1,675 $1,958
Hartford County, Connecticut Payment Standard Range $800 to $978 $982 to $1,200 $1,212 to $1,482 $1,508 to $1,843 $1,762 to $2,154

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hartford County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 238
Total Low Income Apartments 20,252
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 13,523
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $66,395 ±$636
Median Rent $992 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.75% ± 1.07pp
Total Population 896,943

Population and Household Demographics

Hartford County is a county in Connecticut with a population of 896,943. There are 346,362 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 35.33% of households in Hartford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hartford County

The median gross income for households in Hartford County is $66,395 a year, or $5,533 a month. The median rent for the county is $992 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hartford County, a household making less than $3,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Hartford County.

Area Median Income In Hartford County

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.

In Hartford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,300

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 Hartford County

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 Hartford County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hartford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hartford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hartford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500

Cities In Hartford County

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City Served By
Avon
Berlin
Bloomfield
Bloomfield Town
Blue Hills
Bristol The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bristol is the Bristol Housing Authority.
Broad Brook
Burlington
Canton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Canton Housing Authority.
Canton Valley
Collinsville
East Granby
East Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Hartford is the East Hartford Housing Authority.
East Windsor
Enfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Enfield is the Enfield Housing Authority.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmington is the Farmington Housing Authority.
Glastonbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glastonbury is the Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury.
Glastonbury Center
Granby
Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartford are the Housing Authority of the City of Hartford and City of Hartford Department of Development Services.
Hartland
Hazardville
Kensington
Manchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester is the Manchester Housing Authority.
Marlborough
New Britain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Britain is the Housing Authority of the City of New Britain.
Newington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newington is the Newington Housing Authority.
North Granby
Plainville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plainville is the Bristol Housing Authority.
Plainville Town
Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill Town
Salmon Brook
Sherwood Manor
Simsbury
Simsbury Center
South Windsor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Windsor is the Housing Authority of South Windsor.
Southington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southington is the Bristol Housing Authority.
Southwood Acres
Suffield
Suffield Depot
Tariffville
Terramuggus
Thompsonville
Weatogue
West Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Hartford is the West Hartford Housing Authority.
West Hartford Town
West Simsbury
Wethersfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wethersfield is the Wethersfield Housing Authority.
Windsor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windsor is the Windsor Housing Authority.
Windsor Locks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windsor Locks is the Windsor Locks Housing Authority.