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Affordable Housing In Wilton
Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilton

Edgewater Estates CO S - K Management

5 Howard St
Wilton, New Hampshire
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Wilton, New Hampshire

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 33 affordable apartments for rent in Wilton, New Hampshire.

Income Based Apartments in Wilton, New Hampshire

Wilton features 33 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 Wilton, New Hampshire

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilton, New Hampshire

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wilton landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $700 towards rent in Wilton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilton, New Hampshire for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,360 and $1,662.

2021 Wilton, New Hampshire Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Wilton, New Hampshire Fair Market Rent $997 $1,147 $1,511 $2,003 $2,049
Wilton, New Hampshire Payment Standard Range $897 to $1,097 $1,032 to $1,262 $1,360 to $1,662 $1,803 to $2,203 $1,844 to $2,254

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wilton, NH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 33
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 33
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.18%
Average Renter Household Size 1.86
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $50,565 ±$8,975
Median Rent $847 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 10.99% ± 14.94pp
Total Population 939

Population and Household Demographics

Wilton is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire with a population of 939. There are 453 households in the city with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 40.18% of households in Wilton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wilton

The median gross income for households in Wilton is $50,565 a year, or $4,214 a month. The median rent for the city is $847 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilton, a household making less than $2,823 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 10.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilton.

Area Median Income In Wilton

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Wilton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hillsborough County.

In Wilton, 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 Wilton

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 Wilton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wilton 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 Wilton 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 Wilton 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