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

Discover affordable housing in Plymouth County where there are 74+ 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.

Spring Gate Apartments

52 Hannah Way, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370

bed 1-3
payment $1011-1413/mo.

Walkover Commons Apartments

100 Perkins Avenue, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

bed 1-2
payment $808-1350/mo.

Centre 50 / Enso Flats / Enterprise Main

50 Centre Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed 1-3
payment $492-1800/mo.

Ocean Shores Apartments

1209 Ocean Street, Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050

bed 1-2

Hamilton Wade Douglas Apartments

54 Haverhill Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

bed 1-2

Brandy Hill

12 State Street, East Wareham, Massachusetts 2538

bed 1-3

Douglas House

20 Haverhill Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 2301

bed 1-2

Bethany Apartments

369 Washington Street, Hanover, Massachusetts 02184

bed 1-3

Cushing Residence Inc

1 Elmwood Farm Dr, Hanover, Massachusetts 02339

bed 1-2

Kent Village

65 North River Road, Scituate, Massachusetts 2066

bed 1-4

Woodland Cove

3102 Cranberry Highway, Wareham, Massachusetts 02532

bed 1-3
payment $1578-2917/mo.

The Pines Apartments

469 Pine Grove Drive, Brockton, Massachusetts 2301

bed 2-3
payment $1675/mo.

Lawson Green Apartments

99 Central Park Dr., Scituate, Massachusetts 02066

bed 1

The Village at 815 Main Street

815 Main St, Wareham, Massachusetts 02571

bed 1-3
payment $985-1400/mo.

Island Creek Village

30 Tremont St, Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332

bed 1-3
payment $1600/mo.


30 Loring Blvd, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

bed Studio-3
payment $1848-2574/mo.

Brandy Hill

1 State St, Wareham, Massachusetts 0

Silver Lake Homes

14 Chipman Way, Kingston, Massachusetts 02364

Bixby Brockton

103 Main St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Hanson Group Home

53 W Washington St, Hanson, Massachusetts 02341

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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 County, 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.
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Reported On May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

What HUD offices serve Plymouth County, 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), Moving to Work programs for Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Plymouth County, Massachusetts?

The County of Plymouth County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 18.68 percent of the population living in Plymouth County.

What is the rental market like in Plymouth County, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Plymouth County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, there are 1.02 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Plymouth County?

The rental vacancy rate in Plymouth County 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 County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plymouth County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,219 15,148 19,471 8,890 1,497
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Plymouth County

A large number of apartments in Plymouth County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

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

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 0 100 percent
One BR 0 100 percent
Two BR 0 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Plymouth County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth County features 5,107 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 County, Massachusetts

There are 1,741 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Plymouth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Plymouth County landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Plymouth County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plymouth County, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $0 and $0.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.