Affordable Housing In Cambria County
Pennsylvania

35 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cambria County

Crossroads Meadow

S Center St
Ebensburg, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Phfa Chdo - Crawford Commons

2015 Crawford Ave
Northern Cambria, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Chandler School Apartments

280 Garfield St
Johnstown, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Schoolhouse Gardens

405 University Ave
Patton, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Cherrywood Gardens

102 Taylor Ln
Salix, PA

Housing Authorities that serve Cambria County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cambria County, Pennsylvania

There are 35 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,697 affordable apartments for rent in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Cambria County features 2,357 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 Cambria County, Pennsylvania

There are 340 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cambria County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cambria County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cambria County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cambria County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cambria County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Cambria 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 $478 $573 $714 $917 $1,015
Payment Standard Range $430 to $526 $516 to $630 $643 to $785 $825 to $1,009 $914 to $1,117

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cambria County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 35
Total Low Income Apartments 2,697
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,357
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $42,107 ±$941
Median Rent $566 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.66% ± 2.67pp
Total Population 139,381

Population and Household Demographics

Cambria County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 139,381. There are 57,465 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 26.15% of households in Cambria County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cambria County

The median gross income for households in Cambria County is $42,107 a year, or $3,509 a month. The median rent for the county is $566 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cambria County, a household making less than $1,887 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Cambria County.1

Area Median Income In Cambria 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 Cambria County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,800

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 Cambria 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 Cambria County HUD Rental Assistance in Cambria County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,150
50% of Median $22,350 $25,550 $28,750 $31,900 $34,500 $37,050 $39,600 $42,150
80% of Median $35,750 $40,850 $45,950 $51,050 $55,150 $59,250 $63,350 $67,400

Cities In Cambria County

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City Listings Served By
Patton 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patton is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Cresson 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cresson is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Gallitzin 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gallitzin is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Salix 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salix is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Northern Cambria 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northern Cambria is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Colver 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colver is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Susquehanna 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Susquehanna is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Portage 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portage is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Ebensburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ebensburg is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Stonycreek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stonycreek is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Johnstown 14 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnstown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Adams 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adams is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Ashville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashville is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Barr 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barr is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Beaverdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaverdale is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Belmont 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belmont is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Blacklick 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blacklick is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Blandburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blandburg is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Brownstown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownstown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Cambria 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cambria is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Carrolltown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrolltown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Cassandra 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cassandra is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Chest 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chest is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Chest Springs 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chest Springs is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Clearfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearfield is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Conemaugh 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conemaugh is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Cressonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cressonship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Croyle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Croyle is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Daisytown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Daisytown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Dale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dale is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Dean 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dean is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Dunlo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunlo is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
East Carroll 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Carroll is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
East Conemaugh 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Conemaugh is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
East Taylor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Taylor is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Ehrenfeld 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ehrenfeld is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Elder 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elder is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Elim 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elim is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Ferndale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferndale is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Franklin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Gallitzinship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gallitzinship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Geistown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Geistown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Hastings 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hastings is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Jackson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Lilly 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lilly is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Lorain 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lorain is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Loretto 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loretto is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Lower Yoder 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Yoder is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Middle Taylor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middle Taylor is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Mundys Corner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mundys Corner is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Munster 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Munster is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Nanty Glo 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nanty Glo is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Oakland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Portageship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portageship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Reade 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reade is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Revloc 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Revloc is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Richland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Riverside 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverside is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
St. Michael 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Michael is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Sankertown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sankertown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Scalp Level 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scalp Level is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Sidman 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sidman is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
South Fork 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Fork is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Southmont 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southmont is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Spring Hill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Hill is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Stonycreekship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stonycreekship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Summerhill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerhill is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Summerhillship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerhillship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Susquehannaship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Susquehannaship is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves University of Pittsburgh Johnstown is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Upper Yoder 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Yoder is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Vinco 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vinco is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Vintondale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vintondale is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Washington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
West Carroll 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Carroll is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Westmont 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westmont is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
West Taylor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Taylor is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
White 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Wilmore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmore is the Johnstown Housing Authority.
Nanty-Glo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nanty-Glo is the Johnstown Housing Authority.