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

Discover affordable housing in Chicopee where there are 20+ 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.

Macarthur Terrace

65 Broadway St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

bed 1-3

Mckinley House

38 Asinof Avenue, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

bed 1-2

Falls View Apartments

132 E Main St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

bed 1-3

Dom Narodowy Polski

144 Cabot Street , Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

bed Studio-2

Ames Privilege

One Springfield Street, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

bed 1-2

Mckinstry Residence

69 McKinstry Ave, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Community Chapin School

40 MEADOW ST, Chicopee, Massachusetts 1013

bed 1

The Arbors at Chicopee

929 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Kirby School Condominiums

90 McKinstry Ave, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

Kendall Hotel

2 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

Cabot Manor Apartments

36 Plante Cir, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

Memorial Apartments

1302 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Canterbury Arms Apartments

165 E Main St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

71 Montgomery Street

71 Montgomery St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Cabotville Common

63 West St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01022

Alden House

528 McKinstry Ave, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Honeyman Residence

517 Chicopee St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 1013

Granby Road

345 Granby Rd, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

Sheridan Street Residence

561 Sheridan St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Algonquin Casino

50 Algonquin St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Chicopee, 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.

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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
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Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
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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.
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Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Chicopee, Massachusetts
$26.04/hour
$11.04 (+74%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $18.79 (+259%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Chicopee, 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 Chicopee, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Chicopee, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Chicopee, Massachusetts?

The City of Chicopee has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.82 percent of the population living in Chicopee.

What is the rental market like in Chicopee, Massachusetts?

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

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Chicopee?

The rental vacancy rate in Chicopee is 3 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 Chicopee for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chicopee
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
550 2,781 3,772 2,205 315
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chicopee

A large number of apartments in Chicopee 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 Chicopee

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $934 to $1,954. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $934
One BR $1,115
Two BR $1,375
Three BR $1,669
Four BR $1,954
2024 Fair Market Rents in Chicopee, Massachusetts

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

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 448 81 percent
One BR 2,037 73 percent
Two BR 2,791 74 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Chicopee, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Chicopee?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Chicopee, 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 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Chicopee, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Chicopee features 969 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 Chicopee, Massachusetts

There are 189 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chicopee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chicopee, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chicopee landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Chicopee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chicopee, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,513.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.