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

Wikens Glen

1100 Wilkins Glen Rd
Medfield, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
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There are 103 low-income apartments in Medfield that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Medfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $542 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Medfield, 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 Medfield.

Medfield, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Medfield, Massachusetts

Medfield 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 Medfield, Massachusetts

There are 103 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Medfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Medfield, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Medfield landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Medfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Medfield, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,677 and $2,049.

2023 Medfield, 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
Medfield, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Medfield, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $1,121 to $1,371 $1,274 to $1,557 $1,677 to $2,049 $2,138 to $2,613 $2,437 to $2,979

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Medfield, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 103
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $106,700 ±$22,467
Median Rent $971 ±$104
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.77% ± 21.67pp
Total Population 6,322

Population and Household Demographics

Medfield is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts with a population of 6,322. There are 2,318 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 18.98% of households in Medfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Medfield

The median gross income for households in Medfield is $106,700 a year, or $8,892 a month. The median rent for the city is $971 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Medfield, a household making less than $3,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Medfield.

Area Median Income In Medfield

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 Medfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Norfolk County.

In Medfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,900

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 Medfield

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 Medfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Medfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Medfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,450 $47,350 $53,250 $59,150 $63,900 $68,650 $73,350 $78,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Medfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,250 $75,700 $85,150 $94,600 $102,200 $109,750 $117,350 $124,900