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Affordable Housing In Colver
Cambria County, Pennsylvania

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Colver

Colver Hotel Apartments

53 Reese Ave
Colver, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Colver

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Colver, Pennsylvania

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 14 affordable apartments for rent in Colver, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Colver, Pennsylvania

Colver features 14 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 Colver, Pennsylvania

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Colver.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Colver, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Colver, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $652 and $796.

2021 Colver, 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
Colver, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $524 $572 $724 $923 $1,041
Colver, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $515 to $629 $652 to $796 $831 to $1,015 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Colver, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 14
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 14
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.4%
Average Renter Household Size 1.31
Average Household Size 1.85
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.67% ± 49.33pp
Total Population 717

Population and Household Demographics

Colver is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania with a population of 717. There are 387 households in the city with an average household size of 1.85 persons. 12.4% of households in Colver are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Colver

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

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Colver, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Colver.

Area Median Income In Colver

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 Colver, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cambria County.

In Colver, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,500

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 Colver

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 Colver

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Colver AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,800 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Colver AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,950 $26,200 $29,500 $32,750 $35,400 $38,000 $40,650 $43,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Colver AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,700 $41,950 $47,200 $52,400 $56,600 $60,800 $65,000 $69,200