Affordable Housing In Rockingham County
New Hampshire

55 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rockingham County

Millroad Meadows

Wooddale Village
North Hampton, New Hampshire
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Franklin Village Apartments

4A Laraway Court
Derry, New Hampshire
$725-1,125
Studio-2 BR

Rockland Park

54 Pleasant St.
Epping, New Hampshire
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Family & Senior

Wadleigh Falls Newmarket

290 Wadleigh Falls Rd
Newmarket, New Hampshire
Income Based
1 BR

Mcauley Commons

37 Searles Rd
Windham, New Hampshire
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pillsbury Square

12 W Broadway
Derry, New Hampshire
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rockingham Village Apartments

112 Cimarron Dr
Seabrook, New Hampshire
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

One Meeting Place

1 Meeting Place Drive
Exeter, New Hampshire
$1168
2 BR
Accessible
Accessible

White Birch Apartments

11 Airfield Dr
Rye, New Hampshire

Summer Street

5 Summer St
Exeter, New Hampshire

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rockingham County, New Hampshire

There are 55 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,987 affordable apartments for rent in Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Income Based Apartments in Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Rockingham County features 1,572 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 Rockingham County, New Hampshire

There are 1,401 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rockingham County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rockingham County, New Hampshire

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

2022 Rockingham 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
Atkinson town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Auburn town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
Brentwood town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Candia town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
Chester town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Danville town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Deerfield town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
Derry town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
East Kingston town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Epping town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Exeter town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Fremont town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Greenland town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Hampstead town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Hampton town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Hampton Falls town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Kensington town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Kingston town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Londonderry town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
New Castle town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Newfields town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Newington town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Newmarket town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Newton town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
North Hampton town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Northwood town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
Nottingham town $1,238 $1,244 $1,637 $2,325 $2,620
Plaistow town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Portsmouth city $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Raymond town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Rye town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Salem town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Sandown town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122
Seabrook town $1,658 $1,826 $2,205 $2,726 $2,990
South Hampton town $1,658 $1,826 $2,205 $2,726 $2,990
Stratham town $977 $1,092 $1,399 $1,871 $2,295
Windham town $1,040 $1,219 $1,565 $1,935 $2,122

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rockingham County, NH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 55
Total Low Income Apartments 2,987
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,572
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $81,198 ±$1,225
Median Rent $1,123 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.63% ± 2.38pp
Total Population 299,006

Population and Household Demographics

Rockingham County is a county in New Hampshire with a population of 299,006. There are 118,095 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 23.46% of households in Rockingham County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rockingham County

The median gross income for households in Rockingham County is $81,198 a year, or $6,767 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,123 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rockingham County, a household making less than $3,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Rockingham County.

Area Median Income In Rockingham 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 Rockingham County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,400

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 Rockingham 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 Rockingham 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 Rockingham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,600 $24,700 $27,800 $30,850 $33,350 $35,800 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rockingham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,050 $41,200 $46,350 $51,450 $55,600 $59,700 $63,800 $67,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rockingham 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 Rockingham County

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City Served By
Atkinson
Auburn
Brentwood
Candia
Chester
Danville
Deerfield
Derry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derry is the Derry Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Kingston
Epping
Exeter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exeter is the Exeter Housing Authority.
Fremont
Greenland
Hampstead
Hampton
Hampton Beach
Hampton Falls
Kensington
Kingston
Londonderry
New Castle
Newfields
Newington
Newmarket The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newmarket is the Newmarket Housing Authority.
Newton
North Hampton
Northwood
Nottingham
Plaistow
Portsmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portsmouth is the Portsmouth Housing Authority.
Raymond
Rye
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Housing Authority of the Town of Salem.
Sandown
Seabrook
Seabrook Beach
South Hampton
Stratham
Windham