Affordable Housing In Norton
Bristol County, Massachusetts

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Norton

Elim Housing

1-4 Faith Way
Norton, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1 BR

Norton Glen

1 Norton Glen Rd
Norton, Massachusetts
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Norton, 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 Norton, Massachusetts

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Norton, Massachusetts

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 174 affordable apartments for rent in Norton, Massachusetts.

Income Based Apartments in Norton, Massachusetts

Norton 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 Norton, Massachusetts

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Norton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Norton, Massachusetts

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

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

2022 Norton, 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
Norton, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $952 $1,110 $1,433 $1,836 $2,052
Norton, 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.

Norton, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 174
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 150
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

Norton 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 Norton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Norton

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

Area Median Income In Norton

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

In Norton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,300

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 Norton

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 Norton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400