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

Discover affordable housing in Falmouth where there are 8+ 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.

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Gosnold Grove

364 East Falmouth Hwy, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

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Little Pond Place

41 Spring Bars Rd, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

bed 1-3
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Fairwinds

510 Main St, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

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Cape Cod United Church

62 Locust St, Falmouth, Massachusetts 2540

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Edgerton Drive

Edgerton Dr, Falmouth, Massachusetts 2540

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Rose Morin

58 Rose Morin Ln, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

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Bridgeport

587 Gifford St, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

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704 Main Street

704 Main St, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

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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 Falmouth, 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.
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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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Falmouth, Massachusetts
$39.43/hour
$24.43 (+163%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $32.18 (+444%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Falmouth, Massachusetts Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Falmouth, 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 Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Mainstream Voucher programs for Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Falmouth, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Falmouth, Massachusetts?

The City of Falmouth has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 39.81 percent of the population living in Falmouth.

What is the rental market like in Falmouth, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Falmouth area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Falmouth, Massachusetts, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Falmouth?

The rental vacancy rate in Falmouth 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 Falmouth for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Falmouth
StudioOne-BedroomTwo-BedroomThree-BedroomFour+ Bedrooms
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Occupied Rental Units by Size in Falmouth

A large number of apartments in Falmouth 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 Falmouth

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 Size2024 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 Falmouth, Massachusetts

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

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 SizeCount of Units Below FMRPercentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio8899 percent
One BR41295 percent
Two BR11043 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Falmouth, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Falmouth?

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

Federal ProgramUnit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Falmouth, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Falmouth features 175 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 Falmouth, Massachusetts

There are 63 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Falmouth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Falmouth, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Falmouth landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Falmouth.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.