Affordable Housing In The Pinehills
Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in The Pinehills, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving The Pinehills, Massachusetts

Housing Authority Programs
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in The Pinehills, Massachusetts

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in The Pinehills, Massachusetts.

Income Based Apartments in The Pinehills, Massachusetts

The Pinehills features 0 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 The Pinehills, Massachusetts

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in The Pinehills, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay The Pinehills landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in The Pinehills.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in The Pinehills, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,551 and $1,895.

2022 The Pinehills, 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
The Pinehills, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $1,145 $1,309 $1,723 $2,181 $2,505
The Pinehills, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $1,031 to $1,260 $1,178 to $1,440 $1,551 to $1,895 $1,963 to $2,399 $2,255 to $2,756

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

The Pinehills, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.58%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 1.88
Median Household Income $99,735 ±$7,324
Median Rent $2,368 ±$150
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.44% ± 35.3pp
Total Population 1,033

Population and Household Demographics

The Pinehills is a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts with a population of 1,033. There are 549 households in the city with an average household size of 1.88 persons. 16.58% of households in The Pinehills are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in The Pinehills

The median gross income for households in The Pinehills is $99,735 a year, or $8,311 a month. The median rent for the city is $2,368 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In The Pinehills, a household making less than $7,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.44% of households who rent are overburdened in The Pinehills.

Area Median Income In The Pinehills

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 The Pinehills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Plymouth County.

In The Pinehills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $111,400

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 The Pinehills

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 The Pinehills

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the The Pinehills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,500 $36,200 $38,900 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the The Pinehills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,100 $44,700 $50,300 $55,850 $60,350 $64,800 $69,300 $73,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the The Pinehills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,550 $71,500 $80,450 $89,350 $96,500 $103,650 $110,800 $117,950