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

Discover affordable housing in Plymouth County where there are 138+ 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.

Marshfield Group Home

1254 Main St, Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Chestnut Glen

585 Chestnut St, Abington, Massachusetts 02351

payment Subsidized

Lincoln School

86 Central St, Hingham, Massachusetts 02043

payment Subsidized

Kingston Group Home

23 Evergreen St, Kingston, Massachusetts 02364

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Brockton Commons

55 City Hall Plz, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

payment Subsidized

Work Inc - Milton

2 Glenwood RD, Hingham, Massachusetts 02186

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Trinity Village

283 Grove St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

payment Subsidized

The Village at 815 Main Street

815 Main St, Wareham, Massachusetts 02571

bed 1-3
payment $985-1400/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Hanover Legion Elderly Apartments

70 Legion Dr, Hanover, Massachusetts 2339

Cranberry Manor

2220 CRANBERRY HIGHWAY, Wareham, Massachusetts 02567

bed 2
payment $1000/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Davis Commons

165 Carl Ave, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

bed 1-3
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Copley Gardens

113 MARKET STREET, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370

bed Studio-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

34 Blanchard St Unit 1

34 Blanchard St Unit 1, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370

bed 2
payment $2400/mo.

28 13th Rd

28 13th Rd, Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050

bed 4
payment $2400/mo.

52 Liberty St Unit C3

52 Liberty St Unit C3, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

bed 2
payment $2700/mo.

9 Tideview Path Unit Apt 12

9 Tideview Path, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

bed 2
payment $2250/mo.

76 Bayberry Rd

76 Bayberry Rd, Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050

bed 3
payment $2300/mo.

5 1/2 Savery's Ln Unit 2

5 1/2 Savery's Ln Unit 2, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

bed 2
payment $2300/mo.

11 Rock St Unit 2

11 Rock St Unit 2, Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346

bed 2
payment $1850/mo.

146 Court St Unit 603

146 Court St Unit 603, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302

bed 1
payment $1400/mo.

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.
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

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.