Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Bradford County, PA

Discover affordable housing in Bradford County where there are 15+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Wyalusing Meadows

95 Rocky Path Road, Wyalusing, Pennsylvania 18853

Columbia Wagon Werks Apartments

920 Plane Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512

Trinity House Apartments for 1 BR Apartments

400 Mill Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512

Saint Peter Apartments

400 Union Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512

Hopkins Commons II & III

426 N Keystone Ave, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840

Towanda Terrace

428 Main St, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848

Lockhart Elderly

104 W Lockhart St, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840

Oak Ridge Townhouses

125 Colonial Dr, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848

Oswego Village

2160 Oak Hollow Dr, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512


154 Desmond St, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840

Colonial Terrace

125 Colonial Dr., Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848

Keystone Manor

900 N. Elmer Ave, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18810

Park Place

62 Riverside Dr., Wyalusing, Pennsylvania 18853

Chestnut Hills Apts

25 Chestnut Hills Ln, Towanda, Pennsylvania

Phfa Mf - Hopkins Commons II

N Keystone Ave and N Hopkins, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bradford County, Pennsylvania
$9.45 (+130%) more than Pennsylvania minimum wage and $9.45 (+130%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bradford County.

How many renters live in Bradford County, Pennsylvania?

The County of Bradford County has 60,159 people living in 24,361 households.

There are 14,905 renters living in 6,713 renter households in this County. Renters make up 24.78 percent of the population living in Bradford County.

What is the rental market like in Bradford County, Pennsylvania?

There are an estimated 29,443 housing units in the Bradford County area. Of these, 7,024 units are rental homes, making up 24 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bradford County?

The rental vacancy rate in Bradford County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Bradford County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bradford County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
355 1,835 1,852 1,798 657
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bradford County

A large number of apartments in Bradford County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Bradford County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 34 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 12 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Bradford County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $738 to $1,340. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $738
One BR $743
Two BR $882
Three BR $1,140
Four BR $1,340
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Bradford County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 178 50 percent
One BR 1,213 66 percent
Two BR 888 48 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

How many affordable rental units are in Bradford County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Bradford County, Pennsylvania including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 394
Public Housing 401
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 227
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 91
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Bradford County features 564 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 216 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 $794 and $970.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.