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Affordable Housing In Connellsville
Fayette County, Pennsylvania

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Connellsville

Connellsville Towers

120 E Peach Street
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Rose Square Apartments

502 Decatur Ave
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Connellsville Heritage Apartments

502 Decatur Ave
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Jefferson Courtyard

301 N Jefferson St
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Riverview Apartments

315 N Arch St
Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Connellsville Apartments

Corner Pulaski St and Mccormi
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Gibson Terrace

29 Gibson Ter
Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Rose Square Apartments

504 McCormick Ave
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Connellsville

Housing Authority Programs
Fayette County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Connellsville Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Connellsville, Pennsylvania

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 587 affordable apartments for rent in Connellsville, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Connellsville features 529 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 Connellsville, Pennsylvania

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Connellsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Connellsville, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Connellsville, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $801 and $979.

2020 Connellsville, 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 $661 $727 $890 $1,137 $1,248
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $654 to $800 $801 to $979 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Connellsville, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 587
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 529
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $29,560 ±$4,748
Median Rent $523 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.91% ± 8.32pp
Total Population 7,550

Population and Household Demographics

Connellsville is a City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania with a population of 7,550. There are 3,333 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 49.89% of households in Connellsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Connellsville

The median gross income for households in Connellsville is $29,560 a year, or $2,463 a month. The median rent for the city is $523 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Connellsville, a household making less than $1,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Connellsville.1

Area Median Income In Connellsville

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 Connellsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fayette County.

In Connellsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,900

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 Connellsville

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 Connellsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,800 $19,200 $21,600 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
80% of Median $44,750 $51,150 $57,550 $63,900 $69,050 $74,150 $79,250 $84,350