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Affordable Housing In Clearfield
Butler County, Pennsylvania

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clearfield

Leonard Court Apartments

1350 Leonard St
Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dimeling Senior Residence

4 N 2nd St
Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Clearfield Family Development

222 Leavy Ave
Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Clearfield

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Butler Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clearfield, Pennsylvania

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 225 affordable apartments for rent in Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Clearfield features 192 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 Clearfield, Pennsylvania

There are 33 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clearfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clearfield, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clearfield landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Clearfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clearfield, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $846 and $1,034.

2021 Clearfield, 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 $714 $772 $940 $1,206 $1,321
Payment Standard Range $643 to $785 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $1,085 to $1,327 $1,189 to $1,453

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clearfield, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 225
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Clearfield is a city in Butler County, Pennsylvania with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Clearfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clearfield

The median gross income for households in Clearfield is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Clearfield

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 Clearfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Butler County.

In Clearfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 Clearfield

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 Clearfield

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,450 $19,950 $22,450 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% of Median $46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650