Bradford County, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 618 income based apartments in Bradford County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 193 affordable apartments in Bradford County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Bradford County. Go to the Pennsylvania Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Bradford County.

Trinity House Apartments - Waiting List is CLOSED for 1 BR Apartments

400 Mill Street
Columbia, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Rent Assisted

Saint Peter Apartments - Waiting List is CLOSED

400 Union Street
Columbia, Pennsylvania
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Minimum Income Requirement

Wyalusing Meadows

95 Rocky Path Road
Wyalusing, Pennsylvania
1 BR
Affordable

Columbia Wagon Werks Apartments

920 Plane Street
Columbia, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Keystone Manor

900 N. Elmer Ave
Sayre, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible

Park Place

62 Riverside Dr.
Wyalusing, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible

Colonial Terrace

125 Colonial Dr.
Towanda, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Hopkins Commons II & III

426 N Keystone Ave
Sayre, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Oswego Village

2160 Oak Hollow Dr
Columbia, Pennsylvania
Rent Assisted

Towanda Terrace

428 Main St
Towanda, Pennsylvania
62+
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Bradford County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Bradford County

City Apartments
Sayre, PA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Sayre.
Columbia, PA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Columbia.
Towanda, PA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Towanda.
Wyalusing, PA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Wyalusing.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tioga County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bradford County.

Bradford County, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Bradford County features 618 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 Bradford County, Pennsylvania

There are 193 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bradford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bradford County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2023 Bradford 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
Bradford County, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $729 $734 $872 $1,111 $1,338
Bradford County, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $656 to $802 $661 to $807 $785 to $959 $1,000 to $1,222 $1,204 to $1,472

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bradford County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 841
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 618
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $48,987 ±$1,974
Median Rent $673 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.5% ± 3.83pp
Total Population 62,228

Population and Household Demographics

Bradford County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 62,228. There are 24,358 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 25.41% of households in Bradford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bradford County

The median gross income for households in Bradford County is $48,987 a year, or $4,082 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bradford County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Bradford County.

Area Median Income In Bradford 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 Bradford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 Bradford 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 Bradford County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bradford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bradford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,450 $39,400 $42,300 $45,200 $48,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bradford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,850 $46,650 $52,500 $58,300 $63,000 $67,650 $72,300 $77,000