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Affordable Housing In Armstrong County
Pennsylvania

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Armstrong County

Valley View II

102 Valley View Dr
Ford City, Pennsylvania

Allegheny Pointe

Chestnut Ln
Apollo, Pennsylvania

Valley View III

100 Valley View Dr
Ford City, Pennsylvania

Valley View V

Valley View Dr
Ford City, Pennsylvania

Phfa Chdo - Valley View

Valley View Dr
Manorville, Pennsylvania

Valley View IV

106 Valley View Dr
Ford City, Pennsylvania

Armstrong Court

100 N Grant Ave
Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Garden Towers

280 S McKean St
Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Warren Manor

120 Railroad Ave
Apollo, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Armstrong County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,111 affordable apartments for rent in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

Armstrong County features 835 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 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

There are 224 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Armstrong County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Armstrong County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Armstrong County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2021 Armstrong 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 $515 $619 $780 $970 $1,090
Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $557 to $681 $702 to $858 $873 to $1,067 $981 to $1,199

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Armstrong County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,111
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 835
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $44,942 ±$1,297
Median Rent $607 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.9% ± 3.35pp
Total Population 67,979

Population and Household Demographics

Armstrong County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 67,979. There are 28,524 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 24.94% of households in Armstrong County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Armstrong County

The median gross income for households in Armstrong County is $44,942 a year, or $3,745 a month. The median rent for the county is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Armstrong County, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Armstrong County.

Area Median Income In Armstrong 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 Armstrong County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700

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 Armstrong 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 Armstrong County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550

Cities In Armstrong County

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City Served By
Apollo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Apollo is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Applewold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Applewold is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Atwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Atwood is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Bethel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Boggs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boggs is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Bradys Bend The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradys Bend is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Burrell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burrell is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Cadogan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cadogan is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Cowanshannock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cowanshannock is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Dayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dayton is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
East Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Franklin is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Elderton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elderton is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Ford City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ford City is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Ford Cliff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ford Cliff is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Freeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freeport is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Gilpin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilpin is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Hovey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hovey is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Kiskimere The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kiskimere is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Kiskiminetas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kiskiminetas is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Kittanning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kittanning is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Kittanningship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kittanningship is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Leechburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leechburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Lenape Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lenape Heights is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Madison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Mahoning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahoning is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manor is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Manorville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manorville is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
North Apollo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Apollo is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
North Buffalo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Buffalo is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
North Vandergrift The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Vandergrift is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Orchard Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orchard Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Parker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Parks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parks is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Perry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Pleasant View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant View is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Plumcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plumcreek is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Rayburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rayburn is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Redbank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redbank is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Rural Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rural Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
South Bend The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Bend is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
South Bethlehem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Bethlehem is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
South Buffalo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Buffalo is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Sugarcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugarcreek is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Templeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Templeton is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Wayneship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayneship is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
West Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Franklin is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
West Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
West Kittanning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Kittanning is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.
Worthington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worthington is the Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong.