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Affordable Housing In Butler County
Pennsylvania

50 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butler County

The Apartments at Mulberry Corners

301 W James Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+

Franklin Terrace

500 S Ann St
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Family & Senior

Brandy Spring Apartments

300 Park St
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Isabella Estates

104 Columbus Way
Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Garden Court Apartments

520 E End Ave
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Heritage Square II

348 W Butler St
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Church Street Towers

333 Church St
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Family & Senior

Farnum Street East

33 E Farnum St
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Family & Senior

Rolling Road Regency Apartments

100 Rolling Road
Cranberry, Pennsylvania

Ruoff Tower Apartments

315 N. Prince Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Butler County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Butler Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butler County, Pennsylvania

There are 50 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,653 affordable apartments for rent in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Butler County, Pennsylvania

Butler County features 2,205 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 County, Pennsylvania

There are 1,448 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butler County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butler County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Butler County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Butler County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butler County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $801 and $979.

2020 Butler 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 $661 $727 $890 $1,137 $1,248
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $654 to $800 $801 to $979 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Butler County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 50
Total Low Income Apartments 3,653
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,205
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.2%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $60,934 ±$1,069
Median Rent $752 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.22% ± 2.5pp
Total Population 185,689

Population and Household Demographics

Butler County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 185,689. There are 74,476 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 23.2% of households in Butler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butler County

The median gross income for households in Butler County is $60,934 a year, or $5,078 a month. The median rent for the county is $752 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butler County, a household making less than $2,507 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Butler County.

Area Median Income In Butler 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 Butler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 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 Butler County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,450 $19,950 $22,450 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% of Median $46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650

Cities In Butler County

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City Served By
Adams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adams is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Brady The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brady is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Bruin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bruin is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Buffalo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buffalo is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butler is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Butlership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butlership is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Callery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callery is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Center is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Cherry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Cherry Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Chicora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chicora is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Clay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clay is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Clearfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearfield is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Concord Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Concord Township is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Connoquenessing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Connoquenessing is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Connoquenessingship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Connoquenessingship is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Cranberry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cranberry is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Cranberryship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cranberryship is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Donegal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donegal is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
East Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Butler is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Eau Claire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eau Claire is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Evans City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Evans City is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Fairviewship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairviewship is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Fernway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fernway is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Forward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forward is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Fox Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fox Run is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Harmony The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmony is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Harrisville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrisville is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Homeacre Lyndora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homeacre Lyndora is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Homeacre-Lyndora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homeacre-Lyndora is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Jefferson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Karns City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Karns City is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Lake Arthur Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Arthur Estates is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Lancaster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lancaster is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Marion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Mars The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mars is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Meadowood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meadowood is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Mercer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mercer is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Mercership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mercership is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Meridian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meridian is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Middlesex The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middlesex is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Muddy Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muddy Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Nixon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nixon is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Oak Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Oakland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Parker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Penn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penn is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Petrolia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Petrolia is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Portersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portersville is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Prospect The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prospect is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Saxonburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saxonburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Seven Fields The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seven Fields is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Shanor Northvue The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shanor Northvue is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Shanor-Northvue The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shanor-Northvue is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Slippery Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slippery Rock is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Slippery Rock University The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slippery Rock University is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Slippery Rockship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slippery Rockship is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summit is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Unionville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unionville is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Valencia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valencia is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Venango The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Venango is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
West Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Liberty is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
West Sunbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Sunbury is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winfield is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Worth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worth is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.
Zelienople The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zelienople is the Housing Authority of the County of Butler.