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Affordable Housing In Belvidere
Warren County, New Jersey

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Belvidere

Windtryst Apartments

RR 519
Belvidere, New Jersey

New Jersey

400 Prospect St
Belvidere, New Jersey
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Housing Authorities that serve Belvidere

Housing Authority Programs
Warren County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Belvidere, New Jersey

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 198 affordable apartments for rent in Belvidere, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Belvidere, New Jersey

Belvidere features 0 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 Belvidere, New Jersey

There are 198 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Belvidere.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Belvidere, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Belvidere landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Belvidere.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Belvidere, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,054 and $1,288.

2020 Belvidere, New Jersey 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
Fair Market Rent $845 $963 $1,171 $1,463 $1,641
Payment Standard Range $761 to $930 $867 to $1,059 $1,054 to $1,288 $1,317 to $1,609 $1,477 to $1,805

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Belvidere, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 198
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $56,221 ±$4,124
Median Rent $941 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.13% ± 12.8pp
Total Population 2,634

Population and Household Demographics

Belvidere is a city in Warren County, New Jersey with a population of 2,634. There are 1,054 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 38.05% of households in Belvidere are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Belvidere

The median gross income for households in Belvidere is $56,221 a year, or $4,685 a month. The median rent for the city is $941 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Belvidere, a household making less than $3,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Belvidere.

Area Median Income In Belvidere

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 Belvidere, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Belvidere, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,800

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 Belvidere

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 Belvidere

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,500 $31,900 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $34,450 $39,350 $44,250 $49,150 $53,100 $57,050 $60,950 $64,900
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650