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Affordable Housing In Glenburn
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Glenburn

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glenburn, Pennsylvania

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Glenburn, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Glenburn, Pennsylvania

Glenburn features 0 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 Glenburn, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glenburn, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glenburn, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2020 Glenburn, 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 $566 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $591 to $723 $723 to $883 $936 to $1,144 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glenburn, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 5.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $67,333 ±$25,366
Median Rent $646 ±$266
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.11% ± 87.92pp
Total Population 905

Population and Household Demographics

Glenburn is a city in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 905. There are 362 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 5.25% of households in Glenburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glenburn

The median gross income for households in Glenburn is $67,333 a year, or $5,611 a month. The median rent for the city is $646 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glenburn, a household making less than $2,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Glenburn.

Area Median Income In Glenburn

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 Glenburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lackawanna County.

In Glenburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,700

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 Glenburn

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 Glenburn

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,100 $28,700 $32,300 $35,850 $38,750 $41,600 $44,500 $47,350
80% of Median $40,150 $45,900 $51,650 $57,350 $61,950 $66,550 $71,150 $75,750