Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Plymouth, MA

Discover affordable housing in Plymouth where there are 5+ 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.

Harborwalk

30 Loring Blvd, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

bed Studio-3
payment $1848-2574/mo.

Algonquin Heights

1 Algonquin Ter, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

The Woodlands

165 COUNTY ROAD, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02367

Cherry Hill II

128 Court St, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

High Cliff Apartments

23 Prince St, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Plymouth, 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
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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.
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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Plymouth, Massachusetts
$53.54/hour
$38.54 (+257%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $46.29 (+639%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Plymouth, Massachusetts Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Plymouth, 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 Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

The City of Plymouth has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 46.14 percent of the population living in Plymouth.

What is the rental market like in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Plymouth area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Plymouth, Massachusetts, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Plymouth?

The rental vacancy rate in Plymouth is 1 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 Plymouth for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plymouth
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
59 793 870 248 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plymouth

A large number of apartments in Plymouth 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 Plymouth

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,393 to $2,778. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,393
One BR $1,488
Two BR $1,955
Three BR $2,479
Four BR $2,778
2024 Fair Market Rents in Plymouth, Massachusetts

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

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 42 71 percent
One BR 526 66 percent
Two BR 158 18 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Plymouth, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Plymouth?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Plymouth, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth features 353 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 Plymouth, Massachusetts

There are 35 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Plymouth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plymouth, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plymouth, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,544 and $3,110.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.