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

Discover affordable housing in Nashua where there are 31+ 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.

Casimir Place

119 Temple St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Gatewood Manor

27 Will St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Coliseum Seniors Residence

7 Coliseum Ave, Nashua, New Hampshire 03063

Eighteen Merrimack

18 Merrimack St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064

Cotton Mill Square

30 Front St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064

village gate

49 Spit Brook Rd, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Wagner Court

101 Burke St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Pratt Homes

583 W Hollis St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03062

Amherst Park

525 Amherst St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03063

Davidson Landing II

145 Ledge St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Ahepa 35 Manor

681 W Hollis St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03062

Harbor Homes III

156 Chestnut St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Streeter Shores

76 Temple St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Harbor Avenue House

60 1/2 Harbor Ave, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Harbor Homes II

30 Allds St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Harbor Homes Group Home

3 Winter St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064

Davidson Landing

143 Ledge St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Xavier House

25 Morgan St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064

Salmon Brook

21 LOVELL ST, Nashua, New Hampshire 3060

Marshall Street Apartments

4,12, 16 and 20 Marshall St, Nashua, New Hampshire 3060

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Nashua, New Hampshire
$29.80 (+411%) more than New Hampshire minimum wage and $29.80 (+411%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Nashua, 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 Nashua, New Hampshire.

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

How many renters live in Nashua, New Hampshire?

The City of Nashua has 91,162 people living in 38,017 households.

There are 37,008 renters living in 17,226 renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.6 percent of the population living in Nashua.

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

There are an estimated 39,085 housing units in the Nashua area. Of these, 17,128 units are rental homes, making up 44 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Nashua, New Hampshire, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Nashua?

The rental vacancy rate in Nashua is 1 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 Nashua for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Nashua
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
856 4,896 7,664 2,498 560
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Nashua

A large number of apartments in Nashua 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 Nashua are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 49 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 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 Nashua

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,326 to $2,737. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,326
One BR $1,489
Two BR $1,956
Three BR $2,528
Four BR $2,737
2024 Fair Market Rents in Nashua, New Hampshire

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

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 565 66 percent
One BR 3,121 64 percent
Two BR 2,737 36 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Nashua, New Hampshire

How many affordable rental units are in Nashua?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 920
Public Housing 614
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 499
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance 8
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 232
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 5
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Nashua, New Hampshire

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

Income Based Apartments in Nashua, New Hampshire

Nashua features 1,658 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 Nashua, New Hampshire

There are 778 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nashua.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nashua, New Hampshire

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Nashua landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Nashua.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nashua, New Hampshire for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.