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

Discover affordable housing in Dedham where there are 3+ 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.

23 Arbor Ln Unit 1

23 Arbor Ln Unit 1, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026

bed 1
payment $1450/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

5 Eastern Ave.

5 Eastern Ave, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026

bed 1
payment $1850/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington St, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Dedham, 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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
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Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Dedham, Massachusetts
$38.54 (+257%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $46.29 (+639%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Dedham, 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 Dedham, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Dedham, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Dedham, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Dedham, Massachusetts?

The City of Dedham has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 24.31 percent of the population living in Dedham.

What is the rental market like in Dedham, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Dedham area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Dedham, Massachusetts, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Dedham?

The rental vacancy rate in Dedham is 6 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 Dedham for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dedham
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
82 1,213 1,114 511 115
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dedham

A large number of apartments in Dedham 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 Dedham

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 Dedham, Massachusetts

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

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 22 27 percent
One BR 282 23 percent
Two BR 197 18 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Dedham, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Dedham?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Dedham, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Dedham, Massachusetts

Dedham features 0 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 Dedham, Massachusetts

There are 95 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dedham.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dedham, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dedham, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,544 and $3,110.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.