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Affordable Housing In Centre County
Pennsylvania

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Centre County

Governors Gate Apartments

415 Governors Park Road
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Pleasant Hills Apartments

155 N. Danielle Dr
Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pleasant Pointe Apartments

280 Greensboro Circle
State College, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Westminster Place South at Windy Hill Village

245 Dogwood Drive
Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Bellefonte Mews Apartments

207 South Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Spring Brae

101 Terra Sylvan Ln
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Limerock Court Apartments

234 Limerock Terrace
State College, Pennsylvania
$776-1,092
2-3 BR

Phillipsburg Towers

300 N Front St
Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Atherton Place

1311 South Atherton Street
State College, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Wyndtree Court Senior Apartments

200 Wyndtree Court
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Centre County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Centre County, Pennsylvania

There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,391 affordable apartments for rent in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Centre County, Pennsylvania

Centre County features 548 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 Centre County, Pennsylvania

There are 821 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Centre County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Centre County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Centre County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Centre County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Centre County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $858 and $1,048.

2020 Centre 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 $813 $837 $953 $1,312 $1,375
Payment Standard Range $732 to $894 $753 to $921 $858 to $1,048 $1,181 to $1,443 $1,238 to $1,513

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Centre County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,391
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 548
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $52,186 ±$1,466
Median Rent $900 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.06% ± 3.09pp
Total Population 157,823

Population and Household Demographics

Centre County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 157,823. There are 57,183 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 39.48% of households in Centre County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Centre County

The median gross income for households in Centre County is $52,186 a year, or $4,349 a month. The median rent for the county is $900 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Centre County, a household making less than $3,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Centre County.

Area Median Income In Centre 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 Centre County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,700

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 Centre 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 Centre County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,650 $21,300 $23,950 $26,600 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $31,050 $35,500 $39,950 $44,350 $47,900 $51,450 $55,000 $58,550
80% of Median $49,700 $56,800 $63,900 $70,950 $76,650 $82,350 $88,000 $93,700

Cities In Centre County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Aaronsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aaronsburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Baileyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baileyville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Bellefonte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellefonte is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Benner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benner is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Blanchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blanchard is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Boalsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boalsburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Boggs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boggs is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Burnside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burnside is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Centre Hall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centre Hall is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Clarence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarence is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Coburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coburn is the Centre County Housing Authority.
College The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves College is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Curtin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Curtin is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Eagleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagleville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Ferguson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferguson is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Gregg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gregg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Haines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haines is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Halfmoon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halfmoon is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Harris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harris is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Houserville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Houserville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Howard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Howard is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Howardship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Howardship is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Hublersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hublersburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Huston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huston is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Jacksonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Julian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Julian is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Lemont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lemont is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Madisonburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madisonburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Marion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Miles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miles is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Milesburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milesburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Millheim The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millheim is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Mingoville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mingoville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Monument The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monument is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Moon Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moon Township is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Moshannon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moshannon is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Mount Eagle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Eagle is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Nittany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nittany is the Centre County Housing Authority.
North Philipsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Philipsburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Orviston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orviston is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Park Forest Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Park Forest Village is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Patton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patton is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Penn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penn is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Philipsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Philipsburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Pine Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Glen is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Pine Grove Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Grove Mills is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Pleasant Gap The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Gap is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Port Matilda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Matilda is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Potter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potter is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Ramblewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ramblewood is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Rebersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rebersburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Rush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rush is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Sandy Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy Ridge is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Snow Shoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snow Shoe is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Snow Shoeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snow Shoeship is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Snydertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snydertown is the Centre County Housing Authority.
South Philipsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Philipsburg is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Spring Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Mills is the Centre County Housing Authority.
State College The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves State College is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Stormstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stormstown is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Taylor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Toftrees The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toftrees is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Unionville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unionville is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Walker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walker is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Woodward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodward is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Worth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worth is the Centre County Housing Authority.
Zion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zion is the Centre County Housing Authority.