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Canonsburg Lofts

803 1st Street
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
1-2 BR

Washington County

1 W College St
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Ahepa 156 Apartments

156 Ahepa Dr
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Canon House

121 N Central Ave
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Rent Assisted

There are 92 low-income apartments in Canonsburg that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 151 low-income homes in Canonsburg where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $289 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on November 10th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Canonsburg, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Washington County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Canonsburg.

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Canonsburg features 151 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 Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $981 and $1,199.

2023 Canonsburg, 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
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $862 $904 $1,090 $1,386 $1,515
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $776 to $948 $814 to $994 $981 to $1,199 $1,247 to $1,525 $1,364 to $1,667

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Canonsburg, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 243
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 151
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.47%
Average Renter Household Size 1.80
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $46,547 ±$7,539
Median Rent $732 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.54% ± 8.48pp
Total Population 8,944

Population and Household Demographics

Canonsburg is a city in Washington County, Pennsylvania with a population of 8,944. There are 4,143 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 43.47% of households in Canonsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Canonsburg

The median gross income for households in Canonsburg is $46,547 a year, or $3,879 a month. The median rent for the city is $732 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Canonsburg, a household making less than $2,440 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Canonsburg.

Area Median Income In Canonsburg

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 Canonsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Canonsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,600

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 Canonsburg

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 Canonsburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Canonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Canonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,150 $40,200 $45,200 $50,200 $54,250 $58,250 $62,250 $66,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Canonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,250 $64,250 $72,300 $80,300 $86,750 $93,150 $99,600 $106,000