Affordable Housing In Hillsborough County
New Hampshire

132 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hillsborough County

Pine Village Estates

45 Ridgewood Rd
Bedford, New Hampshire
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Abingdon Square

18 Mystic Brook Way
Manchester, New Hampshire
Income Based
2-3 BR

Dubuque Street Apartments

6 Dubuque St
Manchester, New Hampshire
Income Based
2 BR

Merrimack Place

184 Merrimack St
Manchester, New Hampshire
Income Based
3 BR

Coliseum Seniors Residence

7 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, New Hampshire
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Parkhurst Place

11 Veterans Rd
Amherst, New Hampshire
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accessible
62+

Carpenter Center

323 Franklin St
Manchester, New Hampshire
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rockbrook Apartments

475 Union St
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Income Based
1-2 BR

Cedar Beech

Cedar Beech
Manchester, New Hampshire
Income Based
2-3 BR

Eighteen Merrimack

18 Merrimack St
Nashua, New Hampshire
Income Based
1 BR
55+

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

There are 132 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,537 affordable apartments for rent in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

Income Based Apartments in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

Hillsborough County features 4,800 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 Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

There are 2,456 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hillsborough County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hillsborough County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hillsborough County.

2022 Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Fair Market Rents

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

Town/Area Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Amherst town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Antrim town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Bedford town $972 $1,105 $1,413 $1,747 $1,932
Bennington town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Brookline town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Deering town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Francestown town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Goffstown town $972 $1,105 $1,413 $1,747 $1,932
Greenfield town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Greenville town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Hancock town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Hillsborough town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Hollis town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Hudson town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Litchfield town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Lyndeborough town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Manchester city $972 $1,105 $1,413 $1,747 $1,932
Mason town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Merrimack town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Milford town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Mont Vernon town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Nashua city $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
New Boston town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
New Ipswich town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Pelham town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Peterborough town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Sharon town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Temple town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976
Weare town $972 $1,105 $1,413 $1,747 $1,932
Wilton town $1,082 $1,237 $1,628 $2,087 $2,208
Windsor town $971 $983 $1,293 $1,642 $1,976

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hillsborough County, NH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 132
Total Low Income Apartments 7,537
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,800
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $71,244 ±$998
Median Rent $1,073 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.04% ± 1.87pp
Total Population 403,972

Population and Household Demographics

Hillsborough County is a county in New Hampshire with a population of 403,972. There are 155,208 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 33.32% of households in Hillsborough County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hillsborough County

The median gross income for households in Hillsborough County is $71,244 a year, or $5,937 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,073 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hillsborough County, a household making less than $3,577 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Hillsborough County.

Area Median Income In Hillsborough County

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.

In Hillsborough County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $109,600

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 Hillsborough County

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 Hillsborough County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hillsborough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,050 $26,350 $29,650 $32,900 $35,550 $38,200 $40,800 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hillsborough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,400 $43,850 $49,350 $54,800 $59,200 $63,600 $68,000 $72,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hillsborough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500

Cities In Hillsborough County

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City Served By
Amherst
Antrim
Bedford
Bennington
Brookline
Deering
East Merrimack
Francestown
Goffstown
Greenfield
Greenville
Hancock
Hillsborough
Hollis
Hudson
Litchfield
Lyndeborough
Manchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester is the Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Mason
Merrimack
Milford
Mont Vernon
Nashua The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nashua is the Nashua Housing Authority.
New Boston
New Ipswich
Pelham
Peterborough
Pinardville
Sharon
Temple
Weare
Wilton
Windsor