Affordable Housing In Bobtown
Greene County, Pennsylvania

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bobtown, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Bobtown, Pennsylvania

Bobtown 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 Bobtown, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bobtown, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bobtown, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $660 and $806.

2020 Bobtown, 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 $616 $619 $733 $913 $993
Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $557 to $681 $660 to $806 $822 to $1,004 $894 to $1,092

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bobtown, PA 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 17.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $38,125 ±$25,072
Median Rent $817 ±$220
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 8.33% ± 30.61pp
Total Population 778

Population and Household Demographics

Bobtown is a City in Greene County, Pennsylvania with a population of 778. There are 343 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 17.49% of households in Bobtown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bobtown

The median gross income for households in Bobtown is $38,125 a year, or $3,177 a month. The median rent for the city is $817 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bobtown, a household making less than $2,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 8.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Bobtown.1

Area Median Income In Bobtown

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 Bobtown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Bobtown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Bobtown

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 Bobtown HUD Rental Assistance in Bobtown

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,400 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,050
50% of Median $22,300 $25,500 $28,700 $31,850 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
80% of Median $35,700 $40,800 $45,900 $50,950 $55,050 $59,150 $63,200 $67,300