Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in North Adams, MA

Discover affordable housing in North Adams where there are 11+ 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.

St. Josephs Court

85 Eagle Street, Suite 1, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized

Brayton Hill Apartments

159 Brayton Hill Ter , North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

bed 1-5
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Berkshire Landings

93 Cleveland Ave, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Village East

546 Union St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

payment Subsidized

Mohawk Forest

201 Mohawk Forest Blvd, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Holy Family Terrace

611 State Rd, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

payment Subsidized

Clark Biscuit Apartments

179 Ashland St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Tunnel Brook Townhouses

522 W Shaft Rd, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

31 Veazie Street

31 Veazie Street, North Adams, Massachusetts

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

West End and Riverview

6 Sutton St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

payment Subsidized

Ashland Park Apartments

150 Ashland St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247

payment Subsidized

How To Identify Affordable Housing in North Adams, 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.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
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Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In North Adams, Massachusetts
$27.48/hour
$12.48 (+83%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $20.23 (+279%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve North Adams, 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 North Adams, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for North Adams, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in North Adams, Massachusetts?

The City of North Adams has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 38.42 percent of the population living in North Adams.

What is the rental market like in North Adams, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the North Adams area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in North Adams, Massachusetts, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in North Adams?

The rental vacancy rate in North Adams is 5 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 North Adams for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in North Adams
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
68 667 1,005 691 85
Occupied Rental Units by Size in North Adams

A large number of apartments in North Adams 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 North Adams

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $983 to $2,396. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $983
One BR $1,104
Two BR $1,451
Three BR $1,754
Four BR $2,396
2024 Fair Market Rents in North Adams, Massachusetts

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

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
Studio 68 100 percent
One BR 618 93 percent
Two BR 893 89 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in North Adams, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in North Adams?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in North Adams, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in North Adams, Massachusetts

North Adams features 727 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 North Adams, Massachusetts

There are 143 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Adams.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Adams, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay North Adams landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in North Adams.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Adams, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,306 and $1,596.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.