Affordable Housing In Indiana County
25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Indiana County
Housing Authorities that serve Indiana County
|Housing Authority of Indiana County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Indiana County, Pennsylvania
There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,248 affordable apartments for rent in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Income Based Apartments in Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Indiana County features 659 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 Indiana County, Pennsylvania
There are 589 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Indiana County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Indiana County, Pennsylvania
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Indiana County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Indiana County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Indiana County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||25|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,248|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||659|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.21%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.14|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Median Household Income||$45,195 ±$1,339|
|Median Rent||$694 ±$26|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.72% ± 4.13pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Indiana County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 87,895. There are 34,061 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 29.21% of households in Indiana County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Indiana County
The median gross income for households in Indiana County is $45,195 a year, or $3,766 a month. The median rent for the county is $694 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Indiana County, a household making less than $2,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Indiana County.1
Area Median Income In Indiana 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 Indiana County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,800
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 Indiana 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 Indiana County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,650||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,800|
|50% of Median||$22,700||$25,950||$29,200||$32,400||$35,000||$37,600||$40,200||$42,800|
|80% of Median||$36,300||$41,500||$46,700||$51,850||$56,000||$60,150||$64,300||$68,450|
Cities In Indiana County
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