Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Attleboro, MA

Discover affordable housing in Attleboro where there are 9+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Bliss School Apartments

200 Park St, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

bed 1-3

Jewel Crossing

117 S Washington St, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02760

bed 1-3

Hope Gardens

847 Park St, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

Gardner Terrace

46 Pine St, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

Hebron Mill

988 Read Street #D10, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

Sterling Lofts

67 Mechanic Street, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

bed 1-2

Christopher Heights of Attleboro

45 S Main St, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

Hillcrest Acres

1101 Hillside Ave., Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

bed 1-3

Hillcrest Village

1101 Hillside Ave, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Attleboro, Massachusetts
$17.06 (+114%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $24.81 (+342%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Attleboro, Massachusetts?

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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Go to the Massachusetts Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Attleboro.

How many renters live in Attleboro, Massachusetts?

The City of Attleboro has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 28.13 percent of the population living in Attleboro.

What is the rental market like in Attleboro, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Attleboro area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Attleboro, Massachusetts, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Attleboro?

The rental vacancy rate in Attleboro is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Attleboro for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Attleboro
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
171 1,630 3,028 1,274 28
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Attleboro

A large number of apartments in Attleboro have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Attleboro

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,289 to $2,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,289
One BR $1,398
Two BR $1,693
Three BR $2,047
Four BR $2,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Attleboro, Massachusetts

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Attleboro?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 108 63 percent
One BR 1,416 87 percent
Two BR 1,586 52 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Attleboro, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Attleboro?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Attleboro, Massachusetts including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Attleboro features 404 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 Attleboro, Massachusetts

There are 417 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Attleboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Attleboro, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Attleboro landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Attleboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Attleboro, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,524 and $1,862.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.