Affordable Housing In New Britain
Hartford County, Connecticut

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In New Britain

The Jefferson

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

Franklin Square Manor

120 Whiting St
New Britain, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Columbus Commons

145 Columbus Boulevard
New Britain, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

St Marys Residence

41 Beaver St
New Britain, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
55+

Burritt House

67 West Main Street
New Britain, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Anvil Place Aparments

55 West Main Street
New Britain, Connecticut
$775-1,000
1-2 BR
55+

Nathan Hale Apartments

55 Tremont St
New Britain, Connecticut
Subsidized

Stonegate Apartments

151 Long Swamp Rd
New Britain, Connecticut
Subsidized

Hospital for Special Care

1224 Corbin Ave
New Britain, Connecticut
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Burritt School

75 North St
New Britain, Connecticut
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in New Britain, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving New Britain, Connecticut

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of New Britain Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Britain, Connecticut

There are 24 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,307 affordable apartments for rent in New Britain, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in New Britain, Connecticut

New Britain features 1,977 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 New Britain, Connecticut

There are 330 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Britain.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Britain, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Britain landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in New Britain.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Britain, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,349 and $1,649.

2023 New Britain, 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
New Britain, Connecticut Fair Market Rent $1,002 $1,207 $1,499 $1,824 $2,226
New Britain, Connecticut Payment Standard Range $902 to $1,102 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,349 to $1,649 $1,642 to $2,006 $2,003 to $2,449

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Britain, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 2,307
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,977
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in New Britain are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Britain

The median gross income for households in New Britain is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In New Britain

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For New Britain, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hartford County.

In New Britain, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $112,700

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 New Britain

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 New Britain

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Britain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Britain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,100 $50,750 $56,350 $60,900 $65,400 $69,900 $74,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Britain AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050