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Affordable Housing In Hollidaysburg
Blair County, Pennsylvania

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hollidaysburg

Highland Hall

517 Walnut Street
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Spring Manor Apartments

300 Spring St
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Hollidaysburg

Housing Authority Programs
Blair County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 103 affordable apartments for rent in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

Hollidaysburg features 50 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 Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hollidaysburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $693 and $847.

2020 Hollidaysburg, 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 $561 $616 $770 $960 $1,043
Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $554 to $678 $693 to $847 $864 to $1,056 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hollidaysburg, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 103
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.69%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $51,070 ±$3,783
Median Rent $775 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.65% ± 14.27pp
Total Population 5,812

Population and Household Demographics

Hollidaysburg is a City in Blair County, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,812. There are 2,741 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 49.69% of households in Hollidaysburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hollidaysburg

The median gross income for households in Hollidaysburg is $51,070 a year, or $4,256 a month. The median rent for the city is $775 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hollidaysburg, a household making less than $2,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Hollidaysburg.1

Area Median Income In Hollidaysburg

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 Hollidaysburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Blair County.

In Hollidaysburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000

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 Hollidaysburg

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 Hollidaysburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,750
50% of Median $22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
80% of Median $35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750