Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Manchester, NH

Discover affordable housing in Manchester where there are 73+ 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.

Old Wellington Road

495 Old Wellington Rd, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104

bed 2-3
payment $915-1175/mo.

Abingdon Square

18 Mystic Brook Way, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

bed 2-3

Silver Mill

246 Somerville St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

bed 1-4

Dubuque Street Apartments

6 Dubuque St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

bed 2

Cedar Beech

Cedar Beech, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

bed 2-3

Straw Mansion

25 Brook St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104

bed 1-3

Elm Street Restoration I

1426 Elm St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101

bed 3

Merrimack Place

184 Merrimack St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

bed 3

Carpenter Center

323 Franklin St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101

bed 1

Frances Warde House

435 Union St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

bed 1

Village at Beech Hill

120 Beech Hill Ave., Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

bed 1-3

Cedar House

372 Beech St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Merrimack Place

282 Auburn St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Hallsville Court IIa

871 Hayward St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Varney School Apartments

84 Varney St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

Sundance Village

1915 Front St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

Ramsay House I

176 Mitchell St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Ramsay House II

178 Mitchell St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Derryfield Village

628 Hanover St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104

Courtyard Apartments

245 Main St., Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Manchester, New Hampshire

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 February 23rd, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Manchester, New Hampshire
$26.29 (+363%) more than New Hampshire minimum wage and $26.29 (+363%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Manchester, New Hampshire?

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), Public Housing programs for Manchester, New Hampshire.

Go to the New Hampshire Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Manchester.

How many renters live in Manchester, New Hampshire?

The City of Manchester has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 45.07 percent of the population living in Manchester.

What is the rental market like in Manchester, New Hampshire?

There are an estimated housing units in the Manchester area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Manchester, New Hampshire, there are 1.14 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Manchester?

The rental vacancy rate in Manchester is 4 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 Manchester for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Manchester
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
703 7,383 10,925 4,710 1,061
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Manchester

A large number of apartments in Manchester 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 Manchester

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,200 to $2,361. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,200
One BR $1,348
Two BR $1,771
Three BR $2,141
Four BR $2,361
2024 Fair Market Rents in Manchester, New Hampshire

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

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 521 74 percent
One BR 5,246 71 percent
Two BR 5,793 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Manchester, New Hampshire

How many affordable rental units are in Manchester?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Manchester, New Hampshire

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

Income Based Apartments in Manchester, New Hampshire

Manchester features 2,587 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 Manchester, New Hampshire

There are 1,342 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manchester.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manchester, New Hampshire

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manchester, New Hampshire for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,594 and $1,948.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.