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Affordable Housing In Butler
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butler

Greenview Gardens Apartments

105-A Greenview Drive
Butler, Pennsylvania
2 BR

Old Plank Estates I

152-B Old Plank Road
Butler, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Old Plank Estates II

152-B Old Plank Road
Butler, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sunbury Fields

104 Sunbury Fields Ln
Butler, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

Butler Arbors

200 Lincoln Ave
Butler, Pennsylvania

Park Manor

400 Park Mnr
Butler, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

Kaufmann Drive - Transitional Housing

Kaufmann Dr
Butler, Pennsylvania

Terrace Apartments

111 S Cliff St
Butler, Pennsylvania

Wick and Diamond Sts

420 W Diamond St
Butler, Pennsylvania

Under Our Wing Apartments

124 W Cunningham St
Butler, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Butler

Housing Authority Programs
Schuylkill County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butler, Pennsylvania

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 815 affordable apartments for rent in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Butler, Pennsylvania

Butler features 651 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 Butler, Pennsylvania

There are 92 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butler.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butler, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butler, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $651 and $795.

2020 Butler, 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 $566 $569 $723 $961 $1,077
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $512 to $626 $651 to $795 $865 to $1,057 $969 to $1,185

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Butler, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 815
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 651
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Butler is a city in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Butler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butler

The median gross income for households in Butler is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Butler

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 Butler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Schuylkill County.

In Butler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300

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 Butler

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 Butler

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,800
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
80% of Median $37,150 $42,450 $47,750 $53,050 $57,300 $61,550 $65,800 $70,050