Affordable Housing In Lanesboro
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Lanesboro

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

Lanesboro 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 Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $697 and $851.

2020 Lanesboro, 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 $504 $596 $774 $1,014 $1,145
Payment Standard Range $454 to $554 $536 to $656 $697 to $851 $913 to $1,115 $1,031 to $1,260

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lanesboro, 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 35.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $34,107 ±$13,302
Median Rent $513 ±$114
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.12% ± 23.67pp
Total Population 437

Population and Household Demographics

Lanesboro is a City in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 437. There are 191 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 35.6% of households in Lanesboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lanesboro

The median gross income for households in Lanesboro is $34,107 a year, or $2,842 a month. The median rent for the city is $513 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lanesboro, a household making less than $1,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Lanesboro.1

Area Median Income In Lanesboro

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

In Lanesboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Lanesboro

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 Lanesboro HUD Rental Assistance in Lanesboro

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500