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

Discover affordable housing in New Haven County where there are 232+ 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.

Meriden Commons

161 State Street, Meriden, Connecticut 06450

bed 1-3
payment $1008-1850/mo.

Deerfield Gardens

19 Midfield Dr, Waterbury, Connecticut 06705

bed 1-3
payment $985-1300/mo.

Bristol Place

Bradley Ave and Market St, Meriden, Connecticut 06451

bed 2-3

Berger Apartments

135 Derby Ave, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed 1-2

Quinnipiac Terrace

2 John Williamson Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06513

bed 1-5

Fair Haven

41 Clay St, New Haven, Connecticut 06513

bed 1-4

Seabury Cooperative

400 Elm St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed Studio-1

Monterey Place

69 Webster St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed 1-4

William T Rowe

33 Sylvan Ave, New Haven, Connecticut 06519

bed 1-2

Foote Commons

50 Rumberg Road, Cheshire, Connecticut 06410

bed 1-3

Brewery Square Apartments

One Brewery Square, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed 1-3

Byam Village

116 Midfield Dr, Waterbury, Connecticut 06705

bed 1-3

Hanover Towers

76 Butler St, Meriden, Connecticut 06451

bed 1-2

Maple Hill Apartments

14 S Broad St, Meriden, Connecticut 06450

bed Studio-2

George Street Apartments

730 George St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed 1-4

Bradley Estates Phase II

50 Nutmeg Dr, Meriden, Connecticut 06451

bed 2-3

Cedar Hill Apartments

1465 State St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

bed Studio

Hubbard Woods

40-52 Apple Tree Ln, Guilford, Connecticut 06437

bed 1-3

Charles Street Place

122 Charles St, Meriden, Connecticut 06450

bed 1-3

Bradley Estates I

435 Bradley Ave, Meriden, Connecticut 06451

bed 1-3
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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 New Haven 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.

How many renters live in New Haven County, Connecticut?

The County of New Haven County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 32.85 percent of the population living in New Haven County.

What is the rental market like in New Haven County, Connecticut?

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

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in New Haven County?

The rental vacancy rate in New Haven County is 5 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 New Haven County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in New Haven County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
7,807 38,540 51,630 23,169 4,894
Occupied Rental Units by Size in New Haven County

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

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in New Haven 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 0 100 percent
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 0 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in New Haven County, Connecticut

How many affordable rental units are in New Haven County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in New Haven 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 New Haven County, Connecticut

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

Income Based Apartments in New Haven County, Connecticut

New Haven County features 13,390 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 Haven County, Connecticut

There are 4,360 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Haven County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Haven County, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Haven County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in New Haven County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Haven County, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $0 and $0.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.