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Affordable Housing In Adams County
Pennsylvania

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Adams County

Gettysburg Scattered Sites

402 Village Dr
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
$593-812
1-4 BR

Whitehall Acres

226 S 5th St
Oxford, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Breckenridge Village Apartments

402 Village Dr
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mountain House

111 E Main St
Arendtsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Oxford Manor

409 North Bolton Street
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Gettysburg Place

500 Boyds School Road
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Villas at Gettysburg

80 Robert Curtis Drive
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Tyrone Townhomes

2 East 15th Street
Tyrone, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Thompson Greene

235 N Duffy Road
Butler, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Littlestown Villas

250 Charles Street
Littlestown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Adams County

Housing Authority Programs
Adams County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Adams County, Pennsylvania

There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,364 affordable apartments for rent in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Adams County, Pennsylvania

Adams County features 932 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 Adams County, Pennsylvania

There are 420 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Adams County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Adams County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Adams County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Adams County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Adams County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

2020 Adams County, Pennsylvania 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 $640 $739 $911 $1,216 $1,481
Payment Standard Range $576 to $704 $665 to $813 $820 to $1,002 $1,094 to $1,338 $1,333 to $1,629

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Adams County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,364
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 932
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $60,356 ±$1,250
Median Rent $838 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.1% ± 3.2pp
Total Population 101,767

Population and Household Demographics

Adams County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 101,767. There are 38,193 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 22.67% of households in Adams County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Adams County

The median gross income for households in Adams County is $60,356 a year, or $5,030 a month. The median rent for the county is $838 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Adams County, a household making less than $2,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Adams County.

Area Median Income In Adams 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 Adams County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,800

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 Adams 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 Adams County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,000 $20,600 $23,150 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,000 $34,300 $38,600 $42,850 $46,300 $49,750 $53,150 $56,600
80% of Median $47,950 $54,800 $61,650 $68,500 $74,000 $79,500 $84,950 $90,450

Cities In Adams County

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City Served By
Abbottstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abbottstown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Arendtsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arendtsville is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Aspers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aspers is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Bendersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bendersville is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Berwick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berwick is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Berwickship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berwickship is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Biglerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Biglerville is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Bonneauville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bonneauville is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butler is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Carroll Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carroll Valley is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Cashtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cashtown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Conewago The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conewago is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Cumberland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cumberland is the Adams County Housing Authority.
East Berlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Berlin is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Flora Dale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Flora Dale is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Freedom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freedom is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Gardners The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardners is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Germany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Germany is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Gettysburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gettysburg is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Hamiltonban The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamiltonban is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Hamiltonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamiltonship is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Hampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampton is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Heidlersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heidlersburg is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Hunterstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunterstown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Huntington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntington is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Idaville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Idaville is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Lake Heritage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Heritage is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Lake Meade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Meade is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Latimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Latimore is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Littlestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Littlestown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
McKnightstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McKnightstown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
McSherrystown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McSherrystown is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Menallen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Menallen is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Midway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midway is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Mount Joy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Joy is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Mount Joyship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Joyship is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasant is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasantship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasantship is the Adams County Housing Authority.
New Oxford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Oxford is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Orrtanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orrtanna is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Oxford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oxford is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Straban The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Straban is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Table Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Table Rock is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Tyrone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tyrone is the Adams County Housing Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Adams County Housing Authority.
York Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves York Springs is the Adams County Housing Authority.