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Affordable Housing In Bedford County
Pennsylvania

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bedford County

Raystown Village

847 Raystown Rd
Everett, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Penn - Bedford Apartments

116 E Pitt St
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Mountain Valley Apartments

225 E Pitt St
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Friendship Village

348 Friendship Village Rd
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Devon Homes

109 Devon Way
Hyndman, Pennsylvania

Central Apartments

67 W 9th St
Everett, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Fort Bedford Inn CO Bcha

201 S Richard St
Bedford, Pennsylvania

Kelly Apartments C/O Bcha

808 Main Street
Saxton, Pennsylvania

Meleware Apts.

128 Fifth Avenue
Hyndman, Pennsylvania

Ross Harclerode C/O Bcha

166 Fifth Avenue
Hyndman, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Bedford County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 414 affordable apartments for rent in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Bedford County features 336 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 Bedford County, Pennsylvania

There are 78 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bedford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bedford County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bedford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bedford County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Bedford 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 $571 $602 $714 $907 $999
Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $542 to $662 $643 to $785 $816 to $998 $899 to $1,099

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bedford County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 414
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 336
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $45,930 ±$1,345
Median Rent $630 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.21% ± 3.99pp
Total Population 49,086

Population and Household Demographics

Bedford County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 49,086. There are 20,000 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 20.35% of households in Bedford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bedford County

The median gross income for households in Bedford County is $45,930 a year, or $3,828 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bedford County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Bedford County.

Area Median Income In Bedford 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 Bedford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,700

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 Bedford 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 Bedford 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 Bedford County

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City Served By
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bedford is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Bedfordship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bedfordship is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Broad Top The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Broad Top is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Coaldale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coaldale is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Colerain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colerain is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Cumberland Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cumberland Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Defiance The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Defiance is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Earlston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Earlston is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
East Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Providence is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
East St. Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East St. Clair is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Everett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Everett is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Hopewell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hopewell is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Hopewellship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hopewellship is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Hyndman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hyndman is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Juniata The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Juniata is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Kimmel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kimmel is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
King The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves King is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Londonderry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Londonderry is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Mann The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mann is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Manns Choice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manns Choice is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Napier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Napier is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
New Paris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Paris is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Pavia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pavia is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Pleasantville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasantville is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Rainsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rainsburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Saxton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saxton is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Schellsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schellsburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Snake Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snake Spring is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
South Woodbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Woodbury is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Southampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southampton is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
St Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Clair is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
St. Clairsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Clairsville is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Stonerstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stonerstown is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
West Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Providence is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
West St. Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West St. Clair is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Woodbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbury is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.
Woodburyship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodburyship is the Housing Authority of the County of Bedford.