Low Income Apartments In Carbondale
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Low Income Apartments In Carbondale

Summit Gardens

105 Westgate Dr
Carbondale, PA

John Street

2 Russell St
Carbondale, PA

South High Rise

60 S Main St
Carbondale, PA
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There are 3 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 560 affordable apartments for rent in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 560 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 216 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Carbondale. There are 0 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Carbondale

Housing Authority Programs
Carbondale Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Carbondale, Pennsylvania

Carbondale, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 560
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 560
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Total Population 8,773
Housing Units 3,813
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $32,443 ±$4,054
Median Rent $512 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.47% ± 8.28pp

Population and Household Demographics

Carbondale is a City in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 8,773. There are 3,813 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 41.94% of households in Carbondale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carbondale

The median gross income for households in Carbondale is $32,443 a year, or $2,704 a month. The median rent for the city is $512 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carbondale, a household making less than $1,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Carbondale.1

Fair Market Rents in Carbondale

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$541 $636 $780 $1,007 $1,102