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

Discover affordable housing in Hanson 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.

Hanson Group Home

53 W Washington St, Hanson, Massachusetts 02341

Depot Village

171 Phillips St., Hanson, Massachusetts 02341

93 - Hanson

533 Main St, Hanson, Massachusetts 02341

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hanson, 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 Hanson, 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 Hanson, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Hanson, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Hanson, Massachusetts?

The City of Hanson has 2,087 people living in 703 households.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hanson?

The rental vacancy rate in Hanson is 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 Hanson for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hanson
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
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Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hanson

Hanson has a large number of apartments with three or more bedrooms. Families with children may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Hanson

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 Hanson, Massachusetts

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

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
Rental Units Below FMR in Hanson, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Hanson?

Income Based Apartments in Hanson, Massachusetts

Hanson features 14 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 Hanson, Massachusetts

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hanson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hanson, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hanson landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Hanson.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.