Affordable Housing In Fredonia
Mercer County, Pennsylvania

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fredonia

Geraldine Apartments

521 Delaware Rd
Fredonia, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Fredonia

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fredonia, Pennsylvania

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Fredonia, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Fredonia, Pennsylvania

Fredonia features 72 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 Fredonia, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fredonia, Pennsylvania

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

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

2021 Fredonia, 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
Fredonia, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $553 $556 $724 $949 $1,017
Fredonia, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $500 to $612 $652 to $796 $854 to $1,044 $915 to $1,119

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fredonia, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $42,917 ±$10,492
Median Rent $523 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.78% ± 18.39pp
Total Population 526

Population and Household Demographics

Fredonia is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania with a population of 526. There are 208 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 37.98% of households in Fredonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fredonia

The median gross income for households in Fredonia is $42,917 a year, or $3,576 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 Fredonia, a household making less than $1,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Fredonia.

Area Median Income In Fredonia

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 Fredonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mercer County.

In Fredonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600

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 Fredonia

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 Fredonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fredonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fredonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,650 $30,000 $33,300 $36,000 $38,650 $41,300 $44,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fredonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,650 $48,000 $53,300 $57,600 $61,850 $66,100 $70,400