Affordable Housing In Barnstable County
Massachusetts

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barnstable County

Dennis Commons

224 Main Street
Dennis Port, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

High Meadows Townhomes

100 High Meadow Circle
Bourne, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

The Residences at Canal Bluffs

100 Harmony Hill Road
Bourne, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Lake Street Terrace

12A Lake St
Chatham, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Rock Harbor Village

9 Main Street
Orleans, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Simpkins School Residences

134 OLD MAIN STREET
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
55+

Carriage House Apartments

939 Mary Dunn Rd
Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

Gosnold Grove

364 East Falmouth Hwy
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Subsidized

Cape Cod Senior Residences

100 Dr Julius Kelley Ln
Pocasset, Massachusetts
Accepts Vouchers

Shawme Heights II

3 Leveridge Ln
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Barnstable County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Barnstable County

Housing Authority Programs
Falmouth Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Mainstream Voucher
Yarmouth Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Bourne Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Dennis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Sandwich Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,909 affordable apartments for rent in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Income Based Apartments in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Barnstable County features 986 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 Barnstable County, Massachusetts

There are 894 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barnstable County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barnstable County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Barnstable County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Barnstable County, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 1,909
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 986
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $63,251 ±$1,533
Median Rent $1,104 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.33% ± 2.27pp
Total Population 214,766

Population and Household Demographics

Barnstable County is a County in Massachusetts with a population of 214,766. There are 94,417 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 21.19% of households in Barnstable County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barnstable County

The median gross income for households in Barnstable County is $63,251 a year, or $5,271 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,104 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barnstable County, a household making less than $3,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Barnstable County.1

Area Median Income In Barnstable 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 Barnstable County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,300

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 Barnstable 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 Barnstable County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400
80% of Median $51,250 $58,600 $65,900 $73,200 $79,100 $84,950 $90,800 $96,650

Cities In Barnstable County

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City Listings Served By
Bourne 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bourne are the Barnstable Housing Authority, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List and Bourne Housing Authority.
Brewster 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brewster are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Sandwich 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sandwich are the Barnstable Housing Authority, Sandwich Housing Authority, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development and Bourne Housing Authority.
Harwich 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harwich are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Orleans 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orleans are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Falmouth 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Falmouth are the Barnstable Housing Authority, Falmouth Housing Authority, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List and Bourne Housing Authority.
Yarmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yarmouth are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
South Dennis 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Dennis are the Barnstable Housing Authority, Dennis Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Pocasset 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pocasset are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Wellfleet 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wellfleet are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Mashpee 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mashpee are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Dennis 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dennis are the Barnstable Housing Authority, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development and Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List.
Dennis Port 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dennis Port are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Provincetown 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Provincetown are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
East Sandwich 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Sandwich are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Chatham 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chatham are the Barnstable Housing Authority and Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Eastham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastham is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Truro 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Truro is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Barnstable Town 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barnstable Town is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Buzzards Bay 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buzzards Bay is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
East Dennis 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Dennis is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
East Falmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Falmouth is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
East Harwich 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Harwich is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Forestdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestdale is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Harwich Center 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harwich Center is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Harwich Port 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harwich Port is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Mashpee Neck 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mashpee Neck is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Monomoscoy Island 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monomoscoy Island is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Monument Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monument Beach is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
New Seabury 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Seabury is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
North Eastham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Eastham is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
North Falmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Falmouth is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Northwest Harwich 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northwest Harwich is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Popponesset 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Popponesset is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Popponesset Island 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Popponesset Island is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Sagamore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sagamore is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Seabrook 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seabrook is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Seconsett Island 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seconsett Island is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
South Yarmouth 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Yarmouth is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Teaticket 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Teaticket is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Chatham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Chatham is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Dennis 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Dennis is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Falmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Falmouth is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Yarmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Yarmouth is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Woods Hole 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woods Hole is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
Yarmouth Port 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yarmouth Port is the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.