Affordable Housing In Mansfield
Bristol County, Massachusetts

Waiting List Openings In Mansfield

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mansfield

Mansfield Meadows Apartments

9 Bonney Lane
Mansfield, Massachusetts

Village at Mansfield II

2317 Francis Ave
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Mansfield, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mansfield, Massachusetts

Housing Authority Programs
Mansfield Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mansfield, Massachusetts

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 265 affordable apartments for rent in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Income Based Apartments in Mansfield, Massachusetts

Mansfield 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 Mansfield, Massachusetts

There are 265 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mansfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mansfield, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mansfield, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,290 and $1,576.

2022 Mansfield, 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
Mansfield, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $952 $1,110 $1,433 $1,836 $2,052
Mansfield, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $857 to $1,047 $999 to $1,221 $1,290 to $1,576 $1,652 to $2,020 $1,847 to $2,257

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mansfield, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 265
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Mansfield is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Mansfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mansfield

The median gross income for households in Mansfield is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Mansfield

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 Mansfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bristol County.

In Mansfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,500

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 Mansfield

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 Mansfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,450 $33,650 $37,850 $42,050 $45,450 $48,800 $52,150 $55,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,150 $53,850 $60,600 $67,300 $72,700 $78,100 $83,500 $88,850