Affordable Housing In Hop Bottom
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Hop Bottom

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania

Hop Bottom 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 Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $703 and $859.

2021 Hop Bottom, 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
Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $515 $600 $781 $1,023 $1,159
Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $540 to $660 $703 to $859 $921 to $1,125 $1,043 to $1,275

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hop Bottom, 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 34.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $48,958 ±$9,564
Median Rent $747 ±$253
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.56% ± 40.13pp
Total Population 295

Population and Household Demographics

Hop Bottom is a city in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 295. There are 123 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 34.96% of households in Hop Bottom are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hop Bottom

The median gross income for households in Hop Bottom is $48,958 a year, or $4,080 a month. The median rent for the city is $747 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hop Bottom, a household making less than $2,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Hop Bottom.

Area Median Income In Hop Bottom

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 Hop Bottom, the AMI is calculated from all households within Susquehanna County.

In Hop Bottom, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,700

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 Hop Bottom

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 Hop Bottom

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hop Bottom 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 $44,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hop Bottom AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,700 $30,050 $33,350 $36,050 $38,700 $41,400 $44,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hop Bottom AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450