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

Discover affordable housing in Pocasset where there are 2+ 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.

Cape Cod Senior Residences

100 Dr Julius Kelley Ln, Pocasset, Massachusetts 2559

Bourne Ha

871 Shore Rd, Pocasset, Massachusetts 02559

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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Pocasset, 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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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Pocasset, Massachusetts
$24.43 (+163%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $32.18 (+444%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Pocasset, 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 Pocasset, Massachusetts.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Moving to Work programs for Pocasset, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Pocasset, Massachusetts?

The City of Pocasset has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 15.23 percent of the population living in Pocasset.

What is the rental market like in Pocasset, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Pocasset area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Pocasset, Massachusetts, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Pocasset?

The rental vacancy rate in Pocasset is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Pocasset for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pocasset
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
40 174 62 9 10
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pocasset

A large number of apartments in Pocasset 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 Pocasset

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,486 to $2,897. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,486
One BR $1,585
Two BR $2,082
Three BR $2,541
Four BR $2,897
2024 Fair Market Rents in Pocasset, Massachusetts

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

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 40 100 percent
One BR 174 100 percent
Two BR 20 32 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Pocasset, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Pocasset?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Pocasset, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Pocasset features 56 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 Pocasset, Massachusetts

There are 84 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pocasset.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pocasset, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pocasset, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,874 and $2,290.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.