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

Discover affordable housing in Westborough where there are 1+ 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.

Westborough Country Village

12 Beach St , Westborough, Massachusetts 01581

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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Westborough, 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 May 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Westborough, Massachusetts
$16.46 (+110%) more than Massachusetts minimum wage and $24.21 (+334%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Westborough, Massachusetts Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Westborough, 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), Moving to Work programs for Westborough, Massachusetts.

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

How many renters live in Westborough, Massachusetts?

The City of Westborough has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.61 percent of the population living in Westborough.

What is the rental market like in Westborough, Massachusetts?

There are an estimated housing units in the Westborough area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Westborough, Massachusetts, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Westborough?

The rental vacancy rate in Westborough is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westborough
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
45 383 528 38 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westborough

A large number of apartments in Westborough 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 Westborough

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,072 to $2,373. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,072
One BR $1,238
Two BR $1,582
Three BR $2,055
Four BR $2,373
2024 Fair Market Rents in Westborough, Massachusetts

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

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 45 100 percent
One BR 277 72 percent
Two BR 169 32 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Westborough, Massachusetts

How many affordable rental units are in Westborough?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Westborough, Massachusetts

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

Income Based Apartments in Westborough, Massachusetts

Westborough features 87 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 Westborough, Massachusetts

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westborough, Massachusetts

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westborough, Massachusetts for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,495 and $1,827.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.