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Affordable Housing In Avoca
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Avoca

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Avoca, Pennsylvania

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Avoca, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Avoca, Pennsylvania

Avoca 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 Avoca, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Avoca, Pennsylvania

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

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

2021 Avoca, 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
Avoca, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $515 $592 $780 $974 $1,139
Avoca, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $533 to $651 $702 to $858 $877 to $1,071 $1,025 to $1,253

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Area Median Income In Avoca

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 Avoca, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lawrence County.

In Avoca, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,200

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 Avoca

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 Avoca

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Avoca AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,550 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Avoca AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,250 $27,700 $31,150 $34,600 $37,400 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Avoca AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100