Affordable Housing In Auburn
Worcester County, Massachusetts

Waiting List Openings In Auburn

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Auburn

Kateri Tekakwitha

8 Wyoma Dr
Auburn, Massachusetts
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Auburn Ha

47 Pakachoag Vlg
Auburn, Massachusetts
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Auburn, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Auburn, Massachusetts

Housing Authority Programs
Auburn Housing Authority Public Housing
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Auburn, Massachusetts

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 133 affordable apartments for rent in Auburn, Massachusetts.

Income Based Apartments in Auburn, Massachusetts

Auburn features 133 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 Auburn, Massachusetts

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Auburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Auburn, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Auburn landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Auburn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Auburn, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,342 and $1,640.

2022 Auburn, Massachusetts 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
Auburn, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $1,103 $1,162 $1,491 $1,843 $2,022
Auburn, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $993 to $1,213 $1,046 to $1,278 $1,342 to $1,640 $1,659 to $2,027 $1,820 to $2,224

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Auburn, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 133
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Auburn is a city in Worcester County, Massachusetts with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Auburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Auburn

The median gross income for households in Auburn is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Auburn

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 Auburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Worcester County.

In Auburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,700

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 Auburn

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 Auburn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,850 $21,550 $24,250 $26,900 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,400 $35,850 $40,350 $44,800 $48,400 $52,000 $55,600 $59,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Auburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,200 $57,400 $64,550 $71,700 $77,450 $83,200 $88,950 $94,650