Affordable Housing In New London County
Connecticut

57 Low Income Apartment Communities In New London County

Ledgewood Apartments

35 Pleasant View St
Jewett City, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR

Jordan Brook Terrace

55 Yorkshire Dr
Waterford, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

The Wauregan

25 Broadway
Norwich, Connecticut
$699-799
1-2 BR

The Lofts at Ponemah Mills

607 Norwich Avenue
Norwich, Connecticut
$889-1,054
1-2 BR

Winthrop Square

254 Eugene Oneill Dr
New London, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Country Place Apartments

1 Birch Cir
Colchester, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

ArtSpace Norwich

35 Chestnut Street
Norwich, Connecticut
$775-1,050
1-3 BR

Elisha Brook

56 New Park Ave
Franklin, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Victoria Gardens

105 Boston Post Rd Waterford
Waterford, Connecticut
$805-1,169
1-2 BR
55+

Village Court Apartments

70 Mechanic Street
Norwich, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Guide To Affordable Housing in New London County, Connecticut

There are 57 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,160 affordable apartments for rent in New London County, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in New London County, Connecticut

New London County features 2,707 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 London County, Connecticut

There are 1,877 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New London County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New London County, Connecticut

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

2022 New London 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
Bozrah town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Colchester town $876 $1,035 $1,318 $1,869 $2,256
East Lyme town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Franklin town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Griswold town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Groton town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Lebanon town $876 $1,035 $1,318 $1,869 $2,256
Ledyard town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Lisbon town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Lyme town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Montville town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
New London town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
North Stonington town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Norwich town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Old Lyme town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Preston town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Salem town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Sprague town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Stonington town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Voluntown town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102
Waterford town $833 $1,006 $1,254 $1,616 $2,102

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New London County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 57
Total Low Income Apartments 5,160
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,707
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $66,233 ±$1,476
Median Rent $1,022 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.08% ± 2.25pp
Total Population 273,185

Population and Household Demographics

New London County is a county in Connecticut with a population of 273,185. There are 106,495 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 33.47% of households in New London County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New London County

The median gross income for households in New London County is $66,233 a year, or $5,519 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,022 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New London County, a household making less than $3,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.08% of households who rent are overburdened in New London County.

Area Median Income In New London 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 London County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,700

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 London 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 London 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 New London County 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 London County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New London County 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

Cities In New London County

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City Served By
Baltic
Bozrah
Colchester
Conning Towers Nautilus Park
East Lyme
Franklin
Gales Ferry
Griswold
Groton
Groton Long Point
Jewett City
Lebanon
Ledyard
Lisbon
Long Hill
Lyme
Mashantucket
Montville
Mystic
New London The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New London is the New London Housing Authority.
Niantic
Noank
North Stonington
Norwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwich is the Norwich Housing Authority.
Old Lyme
Old Mystic
Oxoboxo River
Pawcatuck
Poquonock Bridge
Preston
Salem
Sprague
Stonington
Stonington Town
Voluntown
Waterford