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

Discover affordable housing in Bucks County where there are 72+ 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.

Charter Arms Apartments

1 Potter St, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Olde Towne Manor

109 S. 6th St, Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Cornwells Heights Elderly Housing

1100 Gravel Pike, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Bensalem Veterans Residences

3500 Mechanicsville Rd., Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020

bed 1
payment $1165/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Grundy House

1611 Park Ave, Quakertown, Pennsylvania 18951

payment Subsidized

Grundy Hall

1290 Almshouse Rd, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901

payment Subsidized

Penn Gardens

612 S Main St, Sellersville, Pennsylvania 18960

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Galilee Pavilion

21 Penn Valley Rd, Levittown, Pennsylvania 19054

payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Galilee Village

17 Penn Valley Rd, Levittown, Pennsylvania 19054

payment Subsidized

Meadow Glen

401 E Summit St, Telford, Pennsylvania 18969

payment Subsidized

Country Commons

3338 Richlieu Rd, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Telford Gardens

149 N 4th St, Telford, Pennsylvania 18969

payment Subsidized

Co - Mans Supported Housing

2222 Durham Rd, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Co - Mans Supported Housing II

5117 Leeward Rd, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Ken - Crest Pa 2001

105 Bridle Path Ln, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19053

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

Venice Ashby II

1601 Foster Avenue Cir, Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized

Venice Ashby I

5401 Beaver Dam Rd, Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007

bed 2-5
payment Subsidized

Grundy Gardens I & II

430 S Olds Blvd, Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania 19030

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

1165 York Rd

1165 York Rd, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974

bed Studio
payment $1295/mo.

28 S 2nd St

28 S 2nd St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042

bed 2
payment $1350/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bucks County, Pennsylvania
$25.65 (+354%) more than Pennsylvania minimum wage and $25.65 (+354%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Bucks 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, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Mainstream Voucher, Family Unification Program (FUP), Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) programs for Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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

How many renters live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania?

The County of Bucks County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 17.6 percent of the population living in Bucks County.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Bucks County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, there are 1.02 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bucks County?

The rental vacancy rate in Bucks County is 3 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 Bucks County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bucks County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,120 18,053 24,553 8,006 2,151
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bucks County

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

How Much Is Rent in Bucks County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,303 to $2,422. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,303
One BR $1,451
Two BR $1,737
Three BR $2,100
Four BR $2,422
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Bucks 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 1,605 76 percent
One BR 10,736 59 percent
Two BR 9,967 41 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

How many affordable rental units are in Bucks County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Bucks County features 2,672 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 414 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 $1,563 and $1,911.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.