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Affordable Housing In Juniata County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Juniata County

Episcopal Gardens

55 E Main St
Thompsontown, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

North Street Manor

105 N 5th St
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Cedar Acres

51 Apartment Dr
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania

Tuscarora Acres II CO Rpm Inc

418 Tuscarora St
Port Royal, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Cedar Acres Apartments

33 Cedarview Dr
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Juniata County, Pennsylvania

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 225 affordable apartments for rent in Juniata County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Juniata County, Pennsylvania

Juniata County features 146 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 Juniata County, Pennsylvania

There are 79 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Juniata County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Juniata County, Pennsylvania

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

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

2020 Juniata 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 $465 $556 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $500 to $612 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Juniata County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 225
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 146
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $47,398 ±$1,978
Median Rent $587 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.87% ± 5.07pp
Total Population 24,829

Population and Household Demographics

Juniata County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 24,829. There are 9,393 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 24.65% of households in Juniata County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Juniata County

The median gross income for households in Juniata County is $47,398 a year, or $3,950 a month. The median rent for the county is $587 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Juniata County, a household making less than $1,957 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Juniata County.

Area Median Income In Juniata 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 Juniata County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,300

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 Juniata 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 Juniata County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,100
50% of Median $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% of Median $36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000

Cities In Juniata County

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