Affordable Housing In Windham County
36 Low Income Apartment Communities In Windham County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Windham County, Connecticut
There are 36 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,217 affordable apartments for rent in Windham County, Connecticut.
Income Based Apartments in Windham County, Connecticut
Windham County features 2,628 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 Windham County, Connecticut
There are 589 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Windham County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Windham County, Connecticut
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Windham County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Windham County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Windham County, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,225 and $1,497.
2023 Windham 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|
|Windham County, Connecticut Fair Market Rent||$1,027||$1,034||$1,361||$1,695||$2,211|
|Windham County, Connecticut Payment Standard Range||$924 to $1,130||$931 to $1,137||$1,225 to $1,497||$1,526 to $1,865||$1,990 to $2,432|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Windham County, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||36|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,217|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,628|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.57%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.37|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$59,392 ±$2,221|
|Median Rent||$847 ±$27|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||49.21% ± 2.98pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Windham County is a county in Connecticut with a population of 117,470. There are 44,276 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 29.57% of households in Windham County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Windham County
The median gross income for households in Windham County is $59,392 a year, or $4,949 a month. The median rent for the county is $847 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Windham County, a household making less than $2,823 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Windham County.
Area Median Income In Windham 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 Windham County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,800
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 Windham 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 Windham 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 Windham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Windham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Windham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Windham County
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|Ashford||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashford is the Mansfield Housing Authority.|
|Brooklyn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooklyn is the Brooklyn Housing Authority.|
|Chaplin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chaplin is the Mansfield Housing Authority.|
|North Grosvenor Dale|
|Plainfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plainfield is the Plainfield Housing Authority.|
|Putnam||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Putnam is the Putnam Housing Authority.|
|Willimantic||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willimantic is the Willimantic Housing Authority.|
|Windham||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windham is the Willimantic Housing Authority.|