Affordable Housing In Dauphin County
Pennsylvania

73 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dauphin County

Felton Lofts

100 S 4th St
Steelton, Pennsylvania
$641-950
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Regent Lofts

1249 Mulberry St
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
$593-899
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Union House Apartments

600 Main Street
Lykens, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Lick Tower

1301 N 6th St
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Sunflower Fields

2101 Sunflower Drive
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

William Howard Day Homes

1112 N 13th St
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Hall Manor

1A Hall Mnr
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Hillside Village

1501 Hillside Vlg
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Family & Senior

M W Smith Homes

43 M W Smith Homes
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-5 BR
Family & Senior

Jackson Tower

1315 N 6th St
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Dauphin County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Dauphin County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

There are 73 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,958 affordable apartments for rent in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Dauphin County features 3,453 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 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

There are 1,505 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dauphin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dauphin County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Dauphin County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dauphin County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 73
Total Low Income Apartments 4,958
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,453
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $53,754 ±$1,007
Median Rent $847 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.21% ± 2pp
Total Population 271,094

Population and Household Demographics

Dauphin County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 271,094. There are 109,623 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 36.52% of households in Dauphin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dauphin County

The median gross income for households in Dauphin County is $53,754 a year, or $4,480 a month. The median rent for the county is $847 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dauphin County, a household making less than $2,823 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Dauphin County.1

Area Median Income In Dauphin 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 Dauphin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,100

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 Dauphin 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 Dauphin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,050 $19,500 $21,950 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,400 $32,450 $36,500 $40,550 $43,800 $47,050 $50,300 $53,550
80% of Median $45,450 $51,950 $58,450 $64,900 $70,100 $75,300 $80,500 $85,700

Cities In Dauphin County

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City Listings Served By
Harrisburg 48 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrisburg are the Harrisburg Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Halifax 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halifax is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
East Hanover 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Hanover is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Derry 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derry is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Elizabethville 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elizabethville is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Millersburg 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millersburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Steelton 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Steelton is the Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin.
Middletown Borough 0
Berrysburg 0
Bressler 0
Colonial Park 0
Conewago 0
Dauphin 0
Derryship 0
East Hanovership 0
Enhaut 0
Gratz 0
Halifaxship 0
Hershey 2
Highspire 1
Hummelstown 4
Jackson 0
Jefferson 0
Lawnton 0
Lenkerville 0
Linglestown 0
Londonderry 0
Lower Paxton 0
Lower Swatara 0
Lykens 2
Lykensship 0
Middle Paxton 0
Middletown 0
Mifflin 0
Oberlin 0
Palmdale 0
Paxtang 0
Paxtonia 0
Penbrook 0
Pillow 0
Progress 0
Reed 0
Royalton 0
Rush 0
Rutherford 0
Skyline View 0
South Hanover 0
Susquehanna 0
Swatara 0
Union Deposit 0
Upper Paxton 0
Washington 0
Wayne 0
West Hanover 0
Wiconsico 0
Wiconisco 0
Williams 0
Williamstown 1