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Affordable Housing In Dillsburg
York County, Pennsylvania


Waiting List Openings In Dillsburg

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the City of York Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Housing Authority of the City of York Project-Based Voucher Open Now

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dillsburg

Schartner House

1271 Gettysburg Pike
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Green Meadow Apartments

20 Beaver St
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Westminster Placeat Carroll Vill

2 Trinity Dr W
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Dillsburg Heights Apartments

1 Clemens Dr
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Dillsburg

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of York Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 341 affordable apartments for rent in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Dillsburg features 256 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 Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

There are 85 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dillsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2020 Dillsburg, 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 $634 $739 $973 $1,230 $1,333
Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $665 to $813 $876 to $1,070 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,200 to $1,466

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dillsburg, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 341
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 256
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $46,322 ±$5,128
Median Rent $629 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.92% ± 13.4pp
Total Population 2,572

Population and Household Demographics

Dillsburg is a city in York County, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,572. There are 1,099 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 33.67% of households in Dillsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dillsburg

The median gross income for households in Dillsburg is $46,322 a year, or $3,860 a month. The median rent for the city is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dillsburg, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Dillsburg.

Area Median Income In Dillsburg

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 Dillsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Dillsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,200

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 Dillsburg

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 Dillsburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,750 $22,200 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% of Median $46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800