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Swan Pond Village

1100 Alewife Cir
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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Residential Rehab Centers, Inc

153 Run Pond Rd
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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Simpkins School Residences

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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There are 0 low-income apartments in South Yarmouth that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 164 low-income homes in South Yarmouth where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $421 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving South Yarmouth, 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
Barnstable Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Massachusetts Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near South Yarmouth.

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

South Yarmouth features 164 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 South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South Yarmouth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay South Yarmouth landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in South Yarmouth.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,840 and $2,248.

2023 South Yarmouth, 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
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $1,401 $1,553 $2,044 $2,501 $2,781
South Yarmouth, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

South Yarmouth, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 164
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 164
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.64%
Average Renter Household Size 1.95
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $51,942 ±$5,063
Median Rent $1,084 ±$121
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.71% ± 10.93pp
Total Population 11,532

Population and Household Demographics

South Yarmouth is a city in Barnstable County, Massachusetts with a population of 11,532. There are 5,248 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 24.64% of households in South Yarmouth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Yarmouth

The median gross income for households in South Yarmouth is $51,942 a year, or $4,329 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,084 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Yarmouth, a household making less than $3,613 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.71% of households who rent are overburdened in South Yarmouth.

Area Median Income In South Yarmouth

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 South Yarmouth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barnstable County.

In South Yarmouth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $124,300

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 South Yarmouth

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 South Yarmouth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the South Yarmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,200 $27,650 $31,100 $34,550 $37,350 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the South Yarmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,300 $46,050 $51,800 $57,550 $62,200 $66,800 $71,400 $76,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the South Yarmouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$64,450 $73,650 $82,850 $92,050 $99,450 $106,800 $114,150 $121,550