Affordable Housing In Lansdale
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lansdale

Dock Village

100 Community Dr
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Schwenckfeld Manor East

1290 Allentown Rd
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dock Manor

2059 Detwiler Rd
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oakwood Gardens

421 E Main St
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Schwenckfeld Mews

1292 Allentown Rd
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Lansdale

Housing Authority Programs
Montgomery County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 536 affordable apartments for rent in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Lansdale features 473 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 Lansdale, Pennsylvania

There are 63 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lansdale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lansdale landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Lansdale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lansdale, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,103 and $1,349.

2020 Lansdale, 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 $864 $1,013 $1,226 $1,528 $1,754
Payment Standard Range $778 to $950 $912 to $1,114 $1,103 to $1,349 $1,375 to $1,681 $1,579 to $1,929

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lansdale, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 536
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 473
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $58,678 ±$4,014
Median Rent $1,065 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.71% ± 6.57pp
Total Population 16,441

Population and Household Demographics

Lansdale is a City in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with a population of 16,441. There are 6,490 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 45.69% of households in Lansdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lansdale

The median gross income for households in Lansdale is $58,678 a year, or $4,890 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,065 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lansdale, a household making less than $3,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Lansdale.1

Area Median Income In Lansdale

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 Lansdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Lansdale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,100

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 Lansdale

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 Lansdale

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $31,550 $36,050 $40,550 $45,050 $48,700 $52,300 $55,900 $59,500
80% of Median $50,500 $57,700 $64,900 $72,100 $77,900 $83,650 $89,450 $95,200