Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Bristol County, MA

Discover affordable housing in Bristol County where there are 132+ 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.

Satellite Village

1 Gemini Dr, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745

Duncan Dottin Place

104 Dawson St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745

Bay Village

16 Mosher St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

Boa Vista

134 S 2nd St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

Caroline and Hilliside Court

525 Coggeshall St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02746

Presidential Heights

14 Adams St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02746

Weonit Woods

133 Mill St, Raynham, Massachusetts 02767

Michael, Gary, Trustee of Steepbrook R.T.

46 Forest St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721

Hartwell Street Realty Trust

287 Hartwell St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721

Camara, Steven

212 Purchase St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720

Wamsutta IV

198 State St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

Niagara Court

1065 Rodman St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721

Roosevelt II Project

22 Roosevelt St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02744

Plymouth, Fifth and Tecumseh Project

685 Plymouth Ave, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721

Roosevelt St Revitalization Project

8 Roosevelt St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02744

South First St Revitalization Project

862 S 1st St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02744

East Main St Revitalization Project

158 Wellington St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02724

Peckham St Revitalization Project

7 Roosevelt St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02724

Hazard Court Apartments

2 Hazard Ct, New Bedford, Massachusetts 2740

Grinnell House

376 County St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Bristol County, 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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Open Until Further Notice
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Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

What HUD offices serve Bristol County, 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), Moving to Work programs for Bristol County, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Bristol County, Massachusetts?

The County of Bristol County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 31.87 percent of the population living in Bristol County.

What is the rental market like in Bristol County, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Bristol County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bristol County, Massachusetts, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bristol County?

The rental vacancy rate in Bristol County is 2 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 Bristol County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bristol County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,950 22,488 36,221 24,248 2,783
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bristol County

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

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

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 0 100 percent
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 0 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bristol County, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Bristol County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bristol County, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Bristol County, Massachusetts

Bristol County features 7,702 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 Bristol County, Massachusetts

There are 3,133 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bristol County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bristol County, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bristol County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Bristol County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bristol County, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $0 and $0.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.