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Affordable Housing In East Stroudsburg
Monroe County, Pennsylvania

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In East Stroudsburg

Milford Commons Apartments

1800 Milford Commons Ct
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Shirley Futch Plaza

4 S Kistler St
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Eagle Valley Apartments

220 Stokes Ave
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Whitestone Commons

402 White Blossom Ln
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Skyline Heights

Rr 209
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Hillstreet - Avon Court

444 Normal St
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve East Stroudsburg

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 396 affordable apartments for rent in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg features 282 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 East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

There are 114 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in East Stroudsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay East Stroudsburg landlords $1,400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in East Stroudsburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $945 and $1,155.

2020 East Stroudsburg, 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 $723 $829 $1,050 $1,451 $1,671
Payment Standard Range $651 to $795 $746 to $912 $945 to $1,155 $1,306 to $1,596 $1,504 to $1,838

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

East Stroudsburg, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 396
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 282
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $40,833 ±$5,055
Median Rent $1,002 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.87% ± 9.51pp
Total Population 9,967

Population and Household Demographics

East Stroudsburg is a city in Monroe County, Pennsylvania with a population of 9,967. There are 3,170 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 48.04% of households in East Stroudsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in East Stroudsburg

The median gross income for households in East Stroudsburg is $40,833 a year, or $3,403 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,002 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In East Stroudsburg, a household making less than $3,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.87% of households who rent are overburdened in East Stroudsburg.

Area Median Income In East Stroudsburg

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 East Stroudsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In East Stroudsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 East Stroudsburg

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 East Stroudsburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,650 $19,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600