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Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
Pennsylvania

27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Neshannock Woods

209 Cambridge St, Unit 601
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stone Brook Apartments

135 Center Ave
West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Wampum Park

159 Alpha Dr
Wampum, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Westfield Apartments

5826 Old Pulaski Rd
New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Vista South Apartments

1116 S Mercer St
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Westview Terrace

901 W Grant St
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Skyview Towers

219 N Beaver Street
New Castle, Pennsylvania

Big Run

1300 South Jefferson Street
New Castle, Pennsylvania

Lawrence Manor

211 W Moody Ave
New Castle, Pennsylvania

Highland Terrace

111 W Fairmont Ave
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Lawrence County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,514 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Lawrence County features 1,276 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 Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

There are 238 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lawrence County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lawrence County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $687 and $839.

2020 Lawrence 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 $497 $580 $763 $951 $1,092
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $522 to $638 $687 to $839 $856 to $1,046 $983 to $1,201

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lawrence County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 1,514
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,276
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $44,571 ±$1,352
Median Rent $630 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.53% ± 3.08pp
Total Population 89,162

Population and Household Demographics

Lawrence County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 89,162. There are 36,435 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 26.09% of households in Lawrence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County

The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $44,571 a year, or $3,714 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.

Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,200

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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,550 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,250 $27,700 $31,150 $34,600 $37,400 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
80% of Median $38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100

Cities In Lawrence County

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City Served By
Avoca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avoca is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Bessemer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bessemer is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Chewton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chewton is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Ellport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellport is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Enon Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Enon Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Frizzleburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frizzleburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Hickory The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Little Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Mahoning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahoning is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Neshannock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neshannock is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Bedford is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Castle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Castle Northwest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle Northwest is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Wilmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Wilmington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
North Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Oakland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Oakwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakwood is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Perry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Plain Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plain Grove is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Pulaski The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulaski is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
S.N.P.J. The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves S.N.P.J. is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Scott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scott is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Shenango The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shenango is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Slippery Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slippery Rock is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
South New Castle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South New Castle is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Taylor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Volant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Volant is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wampum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wampum is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
West Pittsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pittsburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Williams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williams is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wilmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.