Wareham, Massachusetts Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 324 income based apartments in Wareham where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 199 affordable apartments in Wareham that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Wareham, Massachusetts

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

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Massachusetts Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Wareham.

Woodland Cove

3102 Cranberry Highway
Wareham, Massachusetts
$1,578-2,917
1-3 BR

The Village at 815 Main Street

815 Main St
Wareham, Massachusetts
$985-1,400
1-3 BR
Affordable

Cranberry Manor

2220 CRANBERRY HIGHWAY
Wareham, Massachusetts
$1000
2 BR

Woods at Wareham

36 Swifts Beach Road
Wareham, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Brandy Hill

1 State St
Wareham, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Cromesett Woods

6 Cromesett Rd
Wareham, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Wareham

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City Apartments
Brockton, MA Affordable Housing programs support 19 apartment communities in Brockton.
Plymouth, MA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Plymouth.
Hanover, MA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Hanover.
Marshfield, MA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Marshfield.
Kingston, MA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Kingston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wareham, 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
Bourne 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 Wareham.

Wareham, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wareham, Massachusetts

Wareham features 324 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 Wareham, Massachusetts

There are 199 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wareham.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wareham, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wareham, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,372 and $2,899.

2023 Wareham, 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
Wareham, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Wareham, Massachusetts Payment Standard Range $1,823 to $2,228 $1,978 to $2,418 $2,372 to $2,899 $2,886 to $3,528 $3,186 to $3,894

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wareham, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 547
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 324
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Wareham is a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Wareham are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wareham

The median gross income for households in Wareham is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Wareham

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

In Wareham, 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 Wareham

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 Wareham

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wareham 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 Wareham 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 Wareham 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