Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Dennis Port, MA

Discover affordable housing in Dennis Port where there are 1+ 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.

Dennis Commons

224 Main Street, Dennis Port, Massachusetts 02639

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Dennis Port, 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.
calendar_today Opened: Feb 1
Open Until Further Notice

Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Dennis Port, Massachusetts
$24.43 (+163%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $32.18 (+444%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Dennis Port, 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 Dennis Port, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Dennis Port, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Dennis Port, Massachusetts?

The City of Dennis Port has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 32.27 percent of the population living in Dennis Port.

What is the rental market like in Dennis Port, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Dennis Port area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Dennis Port, Massachusetts, there are 1.2 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Dennis Port?

The rental vacancy rate in Dennis Port is 17 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Dennis Port for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dennis Port
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 188 241 58 9
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dennis Port

A large number of apartments in Dennis Port 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 Dennis Port

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,486 to $2,897. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,486
One BR $1,585
Two BR $2,082
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,897
2024 Fair Market Rents in Dennis Port, Massachusetts

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

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
One BR 165 88 percent
Two BR 45 19 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Dennis Port, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Dennis Port?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Dennis Port, Massachusetts

Dennis Port 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 Dennis Port, Massachusetts

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dennis Port.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dennis Port, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dennis Port, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,874 and $2,290.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.