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Affordable Housing In Brainards
Warren County, New Jersey

Housing Authorities that serve Brainards

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 Brainards, New Jersey

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Brainards, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Brainards, New Jersey

Brainards 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 Brainards, New Jersey

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brainards, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brainards landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Brainards.

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

2020 Brainards, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Brainards, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $92,188 ±$62,532
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 189

Population and Household Demographics

Brainards is a city in Warren County, New Jersey with a population of 189. There are 75 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. % of households in Brainards are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brainards

The median gross income for households in Brainards is $92,188 a year, or $7,682 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Brainards

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

In Brainards, 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 Brainards

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 Brainards

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