; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Plymouth County, MA

Davis Commons

165 Carl Ave
Brockton, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Copley Gardens

Rockland, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

McElwain School Apartments

242-250 Main St.
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Depot Village

171 Phillips St.
Hanson, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Lydia Square Apartments

80 Norman St.
Rockland, Massachusetts
1 BR

Sycamore On Main

121 Main Street
Brockton, Massachusetts
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rockland Place

34 Hannah Way
Rockland, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Barstow Village

60 Legion Dr
Hanover, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Little Neck Village

330 Wareham Rd
Marion, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Station Lofts

124 Montello St
Brockton, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
811 PRA
Local Program
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Depot Crossing

East Wareham, Massachusetts

BHA Scattered Sites

Scattered Sites
Brockton, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Kingston Pines

Kingston, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Hanover Woods

65 Franks Ln
Hanover, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Kensington Court at Lakeville Station

2 Commercial Dr
Lakeville, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
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There are 1,741 low-income apartments in Plymouth County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Plymouth County, Massachusetts can range from $492 to $1,800 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 5,107 low-income homes in Plymouth County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $456 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 24th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Go to the Massachusetts Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Plymouth County.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

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.

2023 Plymouth County, Massachusetts Fair Market Rents

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

Town/Area Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Abington town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Bridgewater city $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Brockton city $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Carver town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Duxbury town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
East Bridgewater town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Halifax town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Hanover town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Hanson town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Hingham town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Hull town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Kingston town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Lakeville town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Marion town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Marshfield town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Mattapoisett town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Middleborough town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Norwell town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Pembroke town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Plymouth town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Plympton town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Rochester town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Rockland town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Scituate town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Wareham town $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
West Bridgewater town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708
Whitman town $1,246 $1,415 $1,863 $2,375 $2,708

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Plymouth County, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 74
Total Low Income Apartments 7,418
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,107
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $75,459 ±$1,061
Median Rent $1,132 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.11% ± 2.04pp
Total Population 503,681

Population and Household Demographics

Plymouth County is a county in Massachusetts with a population of 503,681. There are 181,425 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 23.97% of households in Plymouth County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plymouth County

The median gross income for households in Plymouth County is $75,459 a year, or $6,288 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,132 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plymouth County, a household making less than $3,773 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Plymouth County.

Area Median Income In Plymouth County

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.

In Plymouth County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,900

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 Plymouth County

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 Plymouth County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Plymouth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Plymouth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,450 $47,350 $53,250 $59,150 $63,900 $68,650 $73,350 $78,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Plymouth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,250 $75,700 $85,150 $94,600 $102,200 $109,750 $117,350 $124,900