Affordable Housing In Middlesex County
41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Middlesex County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Middlesex County, Connecticut
There are 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,713 affordable apartments for rent in Middlesex County, Connecticut.
Income Based Apartments in Middlesex County, Connecticut
Middlesex County features 2,200 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 Middlesex County, Connecticut
There are 513 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Middlesex County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Middlesex County, Connecticut
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Middlesex County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Middlesex County.
2022 Middlesex County, Connecticut Fair Market Rents
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. 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.
|Town/Area||Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Deep River town||$957||$1,101||$1,441||$2,047||$2,466|
|East Haddam town||$865||$1,054||$1,302||$1,609||$1,907|
|East Hampton town||$865||$1,054||$1,302||$1,609||$1,907|
|Old Saybrook town||$957||$1,101||$1,441||$2,047||$2,466|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Middlesex County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||41|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,713|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,200|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.9%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.06|
|Average Household Size||2.40|
|Median Household Income||$79,893 ±$2,048|
|Median Rent||$1,095 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.86% ± 3.14pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Middlesex County is a county in Connecticut with a population of 165,165. There are 66,117 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 24.9% of households in Middlesex County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Middlesex County
The median gross income for households in Middlesex County is $79,893 a year, or $6,658 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,095 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Middlesex County, a household making less than $3,650 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Middlesex County.
Area Median Income In Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Middlesex County
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|Cromwell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cromwell is the Housing Authority of the Town of Portland.|
|Deep River Center|
|Middletown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Middletown Housing Authority.|
|Old Saybrook Center|
|Portland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portland is the Housing Authority of the Town of Portland.|