; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Williamsport, IN

Meadow Heights

109 Brown St
Williamsport, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Meadow Heights Apartments

104 Brown St
Williamsport, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Williamsport Apts

309 Edgewood Drive
Williamsport, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Pines Apartments of Williamsport

101 Bradley Court, #25
Williamsport, Indiana
Rent Assisted
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There are 26 low-income apartments in Williamsport that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 74 low-income homes in Williamsport where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $254 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Williamsport, Indiana

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Community Action Program Inc. of Western Indiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Williamsport.

Williamsport, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Williamsport, Indiana

Williamsport features 74 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 Williamsport, Indiana

There are 26 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamsport.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamsport, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williamsport landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Williamsport.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamsport, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $795 and $971.

2023 Williamsport, Indiana 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
Williamsport, Indiana Fair Market Rent $656 $671 $883 $1,249 $1,504
Williamsport, Indiana Payment Standard Range $590 to $722 $604 to $738 $795 to $971 $1,124 to $1,374 $1,354 to $1,654

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Williamsport, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 74
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.13%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $41,250 ±$2,549
Median Rent $627 ±$87
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.98% ± 15.68pp
Total Population 1,842

Population and Household Demographics

Williamsport is a city in Warren County, Indiana with a population of 1,842. There are 770 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 30.13% of households in Williamsport are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Williamsport

The median gross income for households in Williamsport is $41,250 a year, or $3,438 a month. The median rent for the city is $627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williamsport, a household making less than $2,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Williamsport.

Area Median Income In Williamsport

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Williamsport, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Williamsport, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,100

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 Williamsport

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 Williamsport

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Williamsport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,700 $20,200 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Williamsport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Williamsport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950