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Affordable Housing In Huntingdon County

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Huntingdon County

Blair House Apartments

600 Penn St
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Three Springs Estates

21298 Church St
Three Springs, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR

Westminster Woods at Huntingdon

360 Westminster Drive
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Marshall Deforrest Apartments

900 Mifflin St
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Potts Apartments CO Rpm, Inc

5550 Cromwell St
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania

Chestnut Terrace

120 S Division St
Mount Union, Pennsylvania

Crawford Apartments

711 Church St
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Orbisonia Elderly Housing

Cromwell St
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Huntingdon County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 511 affordable apartments for rent in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Huntingdon County features 481 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 Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Huntingdon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Huntingdon 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 $532 $599 $714 $970 $1,079
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $539 to $659 $643 to $785 $873 to $1,067 $971 to $1,187

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Huntingdon County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 511
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 481
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $44,396 ±$1,166
Median Rent $554 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.72% ± 4.54pp
Total Population 45,906

Population and Household Demographics

Huntingdon County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 45,906. There are 17,225 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 23.84% of households in Huntingdon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Huntingdon County

The median gross income for households in Huntingdon County is $44,396 a year, or $3,700 a month. The median rent for the county is $554 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Huntingdon County, a household making less than $1,847 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Huntingdon County.

Area Median Income In Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,800

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 Huntingdon 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Huntingdon County

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