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There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Pocasset.


Cape Cod Senior Residences

100 Dr Julius Kelley Ln
Pocasset, Massachusetts

Bourne Ha

871 Shore Rd
Pocasset, Massachusetts

There are 84 low-income apartments in Pocasset that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 56 low-income homes in Pocasset where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $500 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 31st, 2020. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Pocasset

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City Apartments
Falmouth, MA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Falmouth.
Bourne, MA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Bourne.
Brewster, MA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Brewster.
Sandwich, MA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Sandwich.
Barnstable Town, MA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Barnstable Town.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Barnstable Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Pocasset.

Pocasset, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,840 and $2,248.

2023 Pocasset, Massachusetts Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Pocasset, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $1,401 $1,553 $2,044 $2,501 $2,781
Pocasset, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $1,261 to $1,541 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,840 to $2,248 $2,251 to $2,751 $2,503 to $3,059

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pocasset, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 140
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.64%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $58,036 ±$9,708
Median Rent $1,032 ±$107
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.59% ± 18.71pp
Total Population 3,045

Population and Household Demographics

Pocasset is a city in Barnstable County, Massachusetts with a population of 3,045. There are 1,505 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 27.64% of households in Pocasset are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pocasset

The median gross income for households in Pocasset is $58,036 a year, or $4,836 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,032 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pocasset, a household making less than $3,440 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Pocasset.

Area Median Income In Pocasset

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Pocasset, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barnstable County.

In Pocasset, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $115,600

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 Pocasset

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 Pocasset

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pocasset AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pocasset AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,050 $43,500 $48,950 $54,350 $58,700 $63,050 $67,400 $71,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pocasset AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,900 $69,600 $78,300 $86,950 $93,950 $100,900 $107,850 $114,800