Affordable Housing In Sullivan County
New Hampshire

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sullivan County

Newport House

17 Pearl St
Newport, NH
Income Based
1 BR

Maple Manor

44 Maple St
Newport, NH

Sugar River Mills

7 Heritage Dr
Claremont, NH

Newport Village Apartments

33 Whipple Rd
Newport, NH

Claremont Manor

2 Manor Dr
Claremont, NH

Connecticut Valley House

7 Trinity St
Claremont, NH
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillside Court

17 Lincoln Hts
Claremont, NH

Hillside Terrace

2 Hillside Ter
Claremont, NH

Earl M. Bourdon Center

67 Maple Ave
Claremont, NH
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sugar River Apartments

18 Laurel St
Newport, NH

Other Housing Authorities located in Sullivan County

Housing Authority Programs
Claremont Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sullivan County, New Hampshire

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 825 affordable apartments for rent in Sullivan County, New Hampshire. Sullivan County features 765 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 60 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sullivan County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sullivan County, NH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 825
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 765
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $56,032 ±$3,190
Median Rent $859 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.05% ± 6.14pp
Total Population 43,135

Population and Household Demographics

Sullivan County is a County in New Hampshire with a population of 43,135. There are 17,420 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 25.72% of households in Sullivan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sullivan County

The median gross income for households in Sullivan County is $56,032 a year, or $4,669 a month. The median rent for the county is $859 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sullivan County, a household making less than $2,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Sullivan County.1

Area Median Income In Sullivan 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 Sullivan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,600

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 Sullivan 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 Sullivan County HUD Rental Assistance in Sullivan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,150 $19,600 $22,050 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,600 $32,650 $36,750 $40,800 $44,100 $47,350 $50,600 $53,900
80% of Median $45,750 $52,250 $58,800 $65,300 $70,550 $75,750 $81,000 $86,200
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Sullivan County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1989 to 1989, 1 low income apartment communities containing 186 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Sullivan County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Sullivan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $28,600 $32,650 $36,750 $40,800 $44,100 $47,350 $50,600 $53,900
60% of Median $34,320 $39,180 $44,100 $48,960 $52,920 $56,820 $60,720 $64,680

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Sullivan County is $44,100 a year, or $3,675 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,675 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,103 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $715 $766 $919 $1,061 $1,184 $1,306
60% $858 $919 $1,103 $1,274 $1,421 $1,568
Fair Market Rents in Sullivan County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, 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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$723 $757 $997 $1,257 $1,657

Cities In Sullivan County

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City Listings Served By
Claremont 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Claremont is the Claremont Housing Authority.
Charlestown 6
Newport 6
Acworth 0
Cornish 0
Croydon 0
Goshen 0
Grantham 0
Langdon 0
Lempster 0
Plainfield 0
Springfield 0
Sunapee 0
Unity 0
Washington 0