Affordable Housing In Greene County

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County

Oak Dale Estates

41 Oak Dale Estates
Owensburg, PA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Gateway Senior Housing

330 Nazer Street
Waynesburg, PA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Waynesburg House Apartments

75 W Lincoln St
Waynesburg, PA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Morrisville Presbyterian Apartments

One Hillcrest Ave
Morrisville, PA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Monongahela Manor

401 West Main Street
Monongahela, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Parkview Knoll

317 Parkview Knls
Carmichaels, PA

Carmichaels Arbors

211 Liberty St
Carmichaels, PA

Bridge Street Commons

600 Bridge St
Waynesburg, PA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cedarwood Apartments

403 Cedarwood Dr
Carmichaels, PA

Mountainview Gardens

204 Mountainview Drive
Waynesburg, PA

Housing Authorities that serve Greene County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, Pennsylvania

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 885 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Pennsylvania

Greene County features 751 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 Greene County, Pennsylvania

There are 134 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greene County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $660 and $806.

2020 Greene County, 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 $616 $619 $733 $913 $993
Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $557 to $681 $660 to $806 $822 to $1,004 $894 to $1,092

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greene County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 885
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 751
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $46,661 ±$2,414
Median Rent $630 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.45% ± 5.5pp
Total Population 37,938

Population and Household Demographics

Greene County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 37,938. There are 14,394 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 26.93% of households in Greene County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County

The median gross income for households in Greene County is $46,661 a year, or $3,888 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.1

Area Median Income In Greene 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 Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Greene 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 Greene County HUD Rental Assistance in Greene County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,400 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,050
50% of Median $22,300 $25,500 $28,700 $31,850 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
80% of Median $35,700 $40,800 $45,900 $50,950 $55,050 $59,150 $63,200 $67,300

Cities In Greene County

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City Listings Served By
Carmichaels 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carmichaels is the Greene County Housing Authority.
Waynesburg 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waynesburg is the Greene County Housing Authority.
Morrisville 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morrisville is the Greene County Housing Authority.
Newberry 0
Owensburg 1
Scotland 0
Aleppo 0
Bobtown 0
Brave 0
Center 0
Clarksville 0
Crucible 0
Cumberland 0
Dry Tavern 0
Dunkard 0
Fairdale 0
Franklin 0
Freeport 0
Gilmore 0
Gray 0
Greene 0
Greensboro 0
Jackson 0
Jefferson 0
Jeffersonship 0
Mapletown 0
Mather 0
Monongahela 2
Morgan 0
Morris 0
Mount Morris 0
Nemacolin 0
New Freeport 0
Perry 0
Rices Landing 0
Richhill 0
Rogersville 0
Springhill 0
Washington 0
Wayne 0
West Waynesburg 0
Whiteley 0
Wind Ridge 0