. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Weymouth, Massachusetts - Affordable Housing Online

Tammy Brook Apartments

155 King Ave
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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2-3 BR

Fulton School Residences

235 Pond Street
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
Studio-2 BR

Torrey Woods Apartments

679 Pond Street
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
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1-2 BR

Union Towers II

519 Broad St
Weymouth, Massachusetts
S. 202

Allerton House at Central Park

43 School House Rd
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Union Towers I

95 Broad Street
Weymouth, Massachusetts

Colonel Lovells Apartments

148 Colonels Ln
Weymouth, Massachusetts

Fulton School Residences

Weymouth, Massachusetts

536 Bridge St

536 Bridge St
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted

Broad Street Acquisition Project

686 Broad St
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Rent Assisted
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There are 168 low-income apartments in Weymouth that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Weymouth, Massachusetts can range from $695 to $1,599 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 561 low-income homes in Weymouth where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $464 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Weymouth, 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
Weymouth 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
Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Massachusetts Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Weymouth.

Weymouth, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Weymouth, Massachusetts

Weymouth features 561 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 Weymouth, Massachusetts

There are 168 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Weymouth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Weymouth, Massachusetts

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Weymouth landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Weymouth.

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

2023 Weymouth, 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
Weymouth, Massachusetts Fair Market Rent $2,025 $2,198 $2,635 $3,207 $3,540
Weymouth, 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.

Weymouth, MA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 791
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 561
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $69,123 ±$3,066
Median Rent $1,189 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.31% ± 5.17pp
Total Population 55,304

Population and Household Demographics

Weymouth is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts with a population of 55,304. There are 22,708 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 33.99% of households in Weymouth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Weymouth

The median gross income for households in Weymouth is $69,123 a year, or $5,760 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,189 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Weymouth, a household making less than $3,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Weymouth.

Area Median Income In Weymouth

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 Weymouth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Norfolk County.

In Weymouth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,900

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 Weymouth

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 Weymouth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Weymouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Weymouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,450 $47,350 $53,250 $59,150 $63,900 $68,650 $73,350 $78,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Weymouth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,250 $75,700 $85,150 $94,600 $102,200 $109,750 $117,350 $124,900