. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Longmeadow, Massachusetts - Affordable Housing Online

Greenwood Park I

24 Drury Ln
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
S. 202

Greenwood Park II

97 Brookwood Dr
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
S. 202

Emerson Manor II

114 Emerson Rd
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
S. 811 Supportive

Genesis House II

832 Converse St
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
S. 202

First Assoc Property Homes

675 Williams St
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
S. 202
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Longmeadow that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 150 low-income homes in Longmeadow where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 29th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Longmeadow, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Go to the Massachusetts Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Longmeadow.

Longmeadow, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Longmeadow features 150 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 Longmeadow, Massachusetts

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Longmeadow.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Longmeadow, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,101 and $1,345.

2023 Longmeadow, Massachusetts Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Longmeadow, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $818 $987 $1,223 $1,497 $1,799
Longmeadow, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $736 to $900 $888 to $1,086 $1,101 to $1,345 $1,347 to $1,647 $1,619 to $1,979

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Longmeadow, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 150
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 150
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 9.27%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $111,081 ±$6,195
Median Rent $1,448 ±$614
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.69% ± 13.32pp
Total Population 15,877

Population and Household Demographics

Longmeadow is a city in Hampden County, Massachusetts with a population of 15,877. There are 5,675 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 9.27% of households in Longmeadow are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Longmeadow

The median gross income for households in Longmeadow is $111,081 a year, or $9,257 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,448 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Longmeadow, a household making less than $4,827 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Longmeadow.

Area Median Income In Longmeadow

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Longmeadow, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hampden County.

In Longmeadow, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,700

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Longmeadow

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Longmeadow

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Longmeadow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,950 $23,950 $26,950 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Longmeadow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,900 $39,850 $44,850 $49,800 $53,800 $57,800 $61,800 $65,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Longmeadow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,800 $63,800 $71,750 $79,700 $86,100 $92,500 $98,850 $105,250