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Affordable Housing In New Haven County
Connecticut

213 Low Income Apartment Communities In New Haven County

William T Rowe

33 Sylvan Ave
New Haven, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Quinnipiac Terrace

2 John Williamson Dr
New Haven, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Fair Haven

41 Clay St
New Haven, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Kensington Square Apartments

392 Orchard St
New Haven, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-4 BR
Subsidized

Meriden Commons

161 State Street
Meriden, Connecticut
$777-1,600
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Brewery Square Apartments

One Brewery Square
New Haven, Connecticut
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Maple Hill Apartments

14 S Broad St
Meriden, Connecticut
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hanover Towers

76 Butler St
Meriden, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Harbor Towers

60 Hanover St
Meriden, Connecticut
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Byam Village

116 Midfield Dr
Waterbury, Connecticut
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Other Housing Authorities located in New Haven County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of New Haven Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Waterbury Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Meriden Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Ansonia Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Derby Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Savin Rock Communities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Milford Redevelopment And Housing Partnership Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Seymour Housing Authority Public Housing
Hamden Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Naugatuck Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
East Haven Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wallingford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Haven County, Connecticut

There are 213 low income housing apartment communities offering 17,963 affordable apartments for rent in New Haven County, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in New Haven County, Connecticut

New Haven County features 13,791 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 4,061 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.

2020 New Haven 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
Ansonia town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
Beacon Falls town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
Bethany town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Branford town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Cheshire town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Derby town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
East Haven town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Guilford town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Hamden town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Madison town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Meriden town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Middlebury town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
Milford town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
Naugatuck town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
New Haven town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
North Branford town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
North Haven town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Orange town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Oxford town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
Prospect town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
Seymour town $897 $1,118 $1,376 $1,715 $2,143
Southbury town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
Wallingford town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Waterbury town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
West Haven town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008
Wolcott town $729 $906 $1,119 $1,394 $1,573
Woodbridge town $1,042 $1,162 $1,407 $1,775 $2,008

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Haven County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 213
Total Low Income Apartments 17,963
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 13,791
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $61,640 ±$688
Median Rent $1,061 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.2% ± 1.21pp
Total Population 862,224

Population and Household Demographics

New Haven County is a County in Connecticut with a population of 862,224. There are 326,028 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 37.16% of households in New Haven County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Haven County

The median gross income for households in New Haven County is $61,640 a year, or $5,137 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,061 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Haven County, a household making less than $3,537 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.2% of households who rent are overburdened in New Haven County.1

Area Median Income In New Haven 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 New Haven County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,900

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 Haven 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 New Haven County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $22,050 $25,200 $28,350 $31,450 $34,000 $36,500 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,750 $42,000 $47,250 $52,450 $56,650 $60,850 $65,050 $69,250
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700

Cities In New Haven County

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City Listings Served By
New Haven 95 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Haven is the Housing Authority of New Haven.
Waterbury 45 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waterbury is the Waterbury Housing Authority.
Meriden 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meriden is the Meriden Housing Authority.
West Haven 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Haven is the Savin Rock Communities.
Derby 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derby is the Derby Housing Authority.
Guilford 3
Hamden 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamden is the Hamden Housing Authority.
East Haven 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Haven is the East Haven Housing Authority.
Milford 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford is the Milford Redevelopment And Housing Partnership.
Wallingford 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallingford is the Wallingford Housing Authority.
Cheshire 5
Branford 4
North Haven 4
Ansonia 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ansonia is the Ansonia Housing Authority.
Wolcott 1
Woodbridge 1
Southbury 1
Middlebury 1
Naugatuck 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Naugatuck is the Naugatuck Housing Authority.
Seymour 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seymour are the Seymour Housing Authority and Ansonia Housing Authority.
Madison 0
East Haven Town 0
Beacon Falls 0
Bethany 0
North Branford 0
Orange 0
Oxford 0
Prospect 0
Branford Center 0
Cheshire Village 0
Guilford Center 0
Heritage Village 0
Madison Center 0
Milford (balance) 0
Wallingford Center 0
Woodmont 0