Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Coos County, NH

Discover affordable housing in Coos County where there are 23+ 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.

Brookside Park

155 Maynesboro Street, Berlin, New Hampshire 3570

Mountain Village Apartments

10 Melcher St, Groveton, New Hampshire 03582

Melcher Court

12 Melcher St, Groveton, New Hampshire 03582

Colby Commons

1 Colby Commons Ln., Colebrook, New Hampshire 03576

Promenade Court

Wilson St, Gorham, New Hampshire 03581

Groveton Housing

6 Spring St, Northumberland, New Hampshire 3582

Mckee Inn

186 Main Street, Lancaster, New Hampshire 3584

St Regis House

421 Main St, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

Cornerstone Housing

53 Main St, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

Ice Pond Village

Bridge ST, Lancaster, New Hampshire 03584

Northern View Apartments

RR 3, West Stewartstown, New Hampshire 3597

Northern Lights Housing

25 Success Street, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

Birch Grove

51 Glen Rd, Gorham, New Hampshire 03581

McIntyre School Apartments

16 Highland St., Whitefield, New Hampshire 03598

Mill Brook Inn

1256 Stark Hwy, Stark, New Hampshire 03582

Echo Valley Village

20 Back Lake Rd, Pittsburg, New Hampshire 03592

Monadnock Village

5 Monadnock St, Colebrook, New Hampshire 03576

Notre Dame Apartments

411 SCHOOL ST, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

Highland House

30 Highland St, Whitefield, New Hampshire 03598

Clarence M. Welch Apartments

13 Cole St, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Coos County, New Hampshire
$10.93 (+151%) more than New Hampshire minimum wage and $10.93 (+151%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Coos County, New Hampshire?

The County of Coos County has 31,430 people living in 13,620 households.

There are 6,695 renters living in 3,658 renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.3 percent of the population living in Coos County.

What is the rental market like in Coos County, New Hampshire?

There are an estimated 20,570 housing units in the Coos County area. Of these, 3,887 units are rental homes, making up 19 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Coos County, New Hampshire, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Coos County?

The rental vacancy rate in Coos County is 6 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 Coos County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Coos County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
118 1,265 1,359 728 135
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Coos County

A large number of apartments in Coos County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Coos County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 42 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Coos County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $654 to $1,280. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $654
One BR $748
Two BR $960
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,280
2024 Fair Market Rents in Coos County, New Hampshire

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

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 38 percent
One BR 823 65 percent
Two BR 815 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Coos County, New Hampshire

How many affordable rental units are in Coos County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Coos County, New Hampshire including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 294
Public Housing 55
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 481
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 77
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 125
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Coos County, New Hampshire

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

Income Based Apartments in Coos County, New Hampshire

Coos County features 708 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 Coos County, New Hampshire

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Coos County, New Hampshire

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Coos County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Coos County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coos County, New Hampshire for a two-bedroom apartment is between $864 and $1,056.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.