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

Discover affordable housing in Brockton where there are 19+ 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.

Walkover Commons Apartments

100 Perkins Avenue, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

bed 1-2
payment $808-1350/mo.

Centre 50 / Enso Flats / Enterprise Main

50 Centre Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed 1-3
payment $492-1800/mo.

Hamilton Wade Douglas Apartments

54 Haverhill Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed 1-2

Douglas House

20 Haverhill Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 2301

bed 1-2

The Pines Apartments

469 Pine Grove Drive, Brockton, Massachusetts 2301

bed 2-3
payment $1675/mo.

Bixby Brockton

103 Main St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Brockton Commons

55 City Hall Plz, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Trinity Village

283 Grove St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

Davis Commons

165 Carl Ave, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

bed 1-3

Sycamore On Main

121 Main Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed 1-2

Station Lofts

124 Montello St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed Studio-2

BHA Scattered Sites

Scattered Sites, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Battles Farm Village

13 Battles Farm Dr, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Belair Towers

105 Belair St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Crescent Court

12 Hill St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

Pine Commons Lp

755 Oak St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Campello High Rise

755 Crescent St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

Pine Homes Lp

73 Reservoir St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Westfield Estates

69 W Elm Ter, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Brockton, 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
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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 February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Brockton, Massachusetts
$22.03 (+147%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $29.78 (+411%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Brockton, 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), Public Housing programs for Brockton, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Brockton, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Brockton, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Brockton, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Brockton, Massachusetts?

The City of Brockton has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 39.04 percent of the population living in Brockton.

What is the rental market like in Brockton, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Brockton area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Brockton, Massachusetts, there are 0.92 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Brockton?

The rental vacancy rate in Brockton is 1 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 Brockton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brockton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
624 4,171 5,909 3,754 808
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brockton

A large number of apartments in Brockton 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 Brockton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,393 to $2,778. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,393
One BR $1,488
Two BR $1,955
Three BR $2,479
Four BR $2,778
2024 Fair Market Rents in Brockton, Massachusetts

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

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 394 63 percent
One BR 3,545 85 percent
Two BR 2,647 45 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Brockton, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Brockton?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Brockton, Massachusetts

Brockton features 3,031 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 Brockton, Massachusetts

There are 526 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brockton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brockton, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brockton landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Brockton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brockton, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,151.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.