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Affordable Housing In Bucks County
Pennsylvania

38 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bucks County

Olde Towne Manor

109 S. 6th St
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Charter Arms Apartments

1 Potter St
Warminster, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Venice Ashby II

1601 Foster Avenue Cir
Bristol, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-5 BR

Venice Ashby I

5401 Beaver Dam Rd
Bristol, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-5 BR
Subsidized

Cornwells Heights Elderly Housing

1100 Gravel Pike
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Grundy Gardens I & II

430 S Olds Blvd
Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Monocacy Tower

645 Main St
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Bensalem Presbyterian Apartments

1900 Byberry Rd
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Co - Mans Supported Housing

2222 Durham Rd
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Ken - Crest Pa 2001

105 Bridle Path Ln
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Bucks County

Housing Authority Programs
Bucks County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

There are 38 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,556 affordable apartments for rent in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Bucks County features 2,213 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 Bucks County, Pennsylvania

There are 343 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bucks County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bucks County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Bucks County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bucks County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,103 and $1,349.

2020 Bucks 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 $864 $1,013 $1,226 $1,528 $1,754
Payment Standard Range $778 to $950 $912 to $1,114 $1,103 to $1,349 $1,375 to $1,681 $1,579 to $1,929

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bucks County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 38
Total Low Income Apartments 2,556
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,213
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $77,568 ±$1,072
Median Rent $1,137 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.94% ± 1.44pp
Total Population 626,583

Population and Household Demographics

Bucks County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 626,583. There are 233,066 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 23.58% of households in Bucks County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bucks County

The median gross income for households in Bucks County is $77,568 a year, or $6,464 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,137 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bucks County, a household making less than $3,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Bucks County.

Area Median Income In Bucks 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 Bucks County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,600

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 Bucks 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 Bucks County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800
80% of Median $54,150 $61,850 $69,600 $77,300 $83,500 $89,700 $95,900 $102,050

Cities In Bucks County

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City Served By
Bedminster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bedminster is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bensalem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bensalem is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bensalem Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bensalem Township is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bensalemship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bensalemship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bridgeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgeton is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bristol The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bristol is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Bristolship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bristolship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Brittany Farms The Highlands The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brittany Farms The Highlands is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Brittany Farms-The Highlands The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brittany Farms-The Highlands is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Buckingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buckingham is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Chalfont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chalfont is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Churchville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Churchville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Cornwells Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cornwells Heights is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Croydon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Croydon is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Doylestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doylestown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Doylestown Borough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doylestown Borough is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Doylestownship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doylestownship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Dublin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dublin is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Durham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durham is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
East Rockhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Rockhill is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Eddington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eddington is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Fairless Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairless Hills is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Falls is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Feasterville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Feasterville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Haycock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haycock is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Hilltown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hilltown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Hulmeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hulmeville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Ivyland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ivyland is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Langhorne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Langhorne is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Langhorne Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Langhorne Manor is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Levittown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Levittown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Lower Makefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Makefield is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Lower Southampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Southampton is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Middletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Milford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Milford Square The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford Square is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Morrisville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morrisville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
New Britain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Britain is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
New Britainship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Britainship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
New Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hope is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Newtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newtown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Newtown Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newtown Grant is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Newtownship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newtownship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Nockamixon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nockamixon is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Northampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northampton is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Northamptonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northamptonship is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Penndel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penndel is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Perkasie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perkasie is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Plumstead The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plumstead is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Plumsteadville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plumsteadville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Quakertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quakertown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Richboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richboro is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Richlandtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richlandtown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Riegelsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riegelsville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Sellersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sellersville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Silverdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silverdale is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Solebury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Solebury is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Spinnerstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spinnerstown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Telford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Telford is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Tinicum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tinicum is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Trevose The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trevose is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Trumbauersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trumbauersville is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Tullytown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tullytown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Upper Makefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Makefield is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Upper Southampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Southampton is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Village Shires The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Village Shires is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Warminster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warminster is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Warminster Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warminster Heights is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Warminstership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warminstership is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Warrington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warrington is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Warwick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warwick is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
West Rockhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Rockhill is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Woodbourne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbourne is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Woodside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodside is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Wrightstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wrightstown is the Bucks County Housing Authority.
Yardley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yardley is the Bucks County Housing Authority.