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Affordable Housing In Jacobus
York County, Pennsylvania


Waiting List Openings In Jacobus

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the City of York Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Housing Authority of the City of York Project-Based Voucher Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve Jacobus

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of York Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jacobus, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Jacobus, Pennsylvania

Jacobus 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 Jacobus, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jacobus, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jacobus, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2020 Jacobus, 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 $634 $739 $973 $1,230 $1,333
Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $665 to $813 $876 to $1,070 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,200 to $1,466

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jacobus, 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 10.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.82
Median Household Income $80,481 ±$13,751
Median Rent $1,038 ±$153
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 13.24% ± 19pp
Total Population 1,813

Population and Household Demographics

Jacobus is a city in York County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,813. There are 641 households in the city with an average household size of 2.82 persons. 10.61% of households in Jacobus are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jacobus

The median gross income for households in Jacobus is $80,481 a year, or $6,707 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,038 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jacobus, a household making less than $3,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 13.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Jacobus.

Area Median Income In Jacobus

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 Jacobus, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Jacobus, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,200

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 Jacobus

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 Jacobus

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,750 $22,200 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% of Median $46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800