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Affordable Housing In Tolland County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tolland County

The Old Talcott Mill Apartments

47 Main St
Vernon, Connecticut
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Willington Woods

25 Senior Way
Willington, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR

Park West Apartments

24 Terrace Drive
Vernon, Connecticut
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Avery Park

91 West Street
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Loom City Lofts

215 East Main Street
Rockville, Connecticut
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Family & Senior

Access Housing at Parker Place

100 Old Post Rd
Tolland, Connecticut
Accepts Vouchers

Button Hill Senior Housing

10 Senior Way
Willington, Connecticut

Orchard Hill Estates

1630 Main St
Coventry, Connecticut

Juniper Hill Village

1 Silo Cir
Storrs, Connecticut
Elderly Supportive Housing

Coventry Group Home

510 Stonehouse Rd
Coventry, Connecticut
Elderly Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tolland County, Connecticut

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,200 affordable apartments for rent in Tolland County, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in Tolland County, Connecticut

Tolland County features 758 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 Tolland County, Connecticut

There are 418 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tolland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tolland County, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tolland County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Tolland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tolland County, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,107 and $1,353.

2020 Tolland County, 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
Fair Market Rent $801 $993 $1,230 $1,533 $1,757
Payment Standard Range $721 to $881 $894 to $1,092 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,380 to $1,686 $1,581 to $1,933

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tolland County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,200
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 758
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.06
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $79,626 ±$1,920
Median Rent $1,040 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.05% ± 3.3pp
Total Population 151,948

Population and Household Demographics

Tolland County is a county in Connecticut with a population of 151,948. There are 54,467 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 26.78% of households in Tolland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tolland County

The median gross income for households in Tolland County is $79,626 a year, or $6,636 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,040 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tolland County, a household making less than $3,467 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Tolland County.

Area Median Income In Tolland 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 Tolland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,400

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 Tolland 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 Tolland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,600 $24,650 $27,750 $30,800 $33,300 $35,750 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $35,950 $41,050 $46,200 $51,300 $55,450 $59,550 $63,650 $67,750
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650

Cities In Tolland County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Coventry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coventry is the Mansfield Housing Authority.
Coventry Lake
Crystal Lake
Mansfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mansfield is the Mansfield Housing Authority.
Mansfield Center
South Coventry
Stafford Springs
Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon is the Vernon Housing Authority.
Vernon Town
Willington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willington is the Mansfield Housing Authority.