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Affordable Housing In Clarion County
Pennsylvania

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clarion County

Penn Court Apartments

144 Penn Ave
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-2 BR

Hillside Apartments

1500 Robinwood Dr
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2 BR
Subsidized

Knox Commons

70 Knox Commons Dr
Knox, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Medardo Estates

Atchison Way
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Edenburg Court

700 White Ave
Knox, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

South Bethlehem House

200 Hamilton St
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Bridgeview Apartments

513 Main St
Emlenton, Pennsylvania
$553-743
1 BR
Subsidized

Cherry Run Estates

536 Chestnut St
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Broadwood Manor

400 Broad St
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Liberty Hill Apartments

107 Liberty St
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Clarion County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clarion County, Pennsylvania

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 908 affordable apartments for rent in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Clarion County, Pennsylvania

Clarion County features 820 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 Clarion County, Pennsylvania

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clarion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarion County, Pennsylvania

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

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

2020 Clarion 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 $604 $608 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $544 to $664 $547 to $669 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clarion County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 908
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 820
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $42,536 ±$1,453
Median Rent $608 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.16% ± 4.81pp
Total Population 39,454

Population and Household Demographics

Clarion County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 39,454. There are 15,830 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 30.75% of households in Clarion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clarion County

The median gross income for households in Clarion County is $42,536 a year, or $3,545 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clarion County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Clarion County.

Area Median Income In Clarion 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 Clarion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,700

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 Clarion 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 Clarion County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550

Cities In Clarion County

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City Served By
Ashland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashland is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Ashlandship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashlandship is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Brady The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brady is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Callensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callensburg is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Clarion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarion is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Clarionship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarionship is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Crown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crown is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
East Brady The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Brady is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Elk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elk is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Emlenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emlenton is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmington is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Foxburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foxburg is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Hawthorn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hawthorn is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Knox The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knox is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Knoxship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knoxship is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Leeper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leeper is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Licking The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Licking is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Limestone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Limestone is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Madison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Marianne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marianne is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Millcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millcreek is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
New Bethlehem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Bethlehem is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Paint The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paint is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Perry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Piney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piney is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Porter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Porter is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Redbank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redbank is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Rimersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rimersburg is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Shippenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shippenville is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Sligo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sligo is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
St. Petersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Petersburg is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Strattanville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strattanville is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Toby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toby is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Tylersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tylersburg is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Vowinckel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vowinckel is the Clarion County Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Clarion County Housing Authority.