Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
Pennsylvania

26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Sheridan Place

26 N Jefferson St
New Castle, PA
Subsidized

Hileman Apartments

5 E Wallace Ave
New Castle, PA
Subsidized

Lincoln Terrace

201 W Lincoln Avenue
New Castle, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Crestview Gardens Apartments

1139 Pin Oak Dr
New Castle, PA
Subsidized

Sprucewood Commons

104 Spruce Dr
Slippery Rock, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cedarcrest Apartments

210 N Cedar St
New Castle, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harbor Heights

720 Altman Road
New Castle, PA

Oakview Apartments

7 S Liberty St
New Castle, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Allied Community Living

1303 S Jefferson St
New Castle, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Shenango Treetop

Rr 1 Box 1100
New Castle, PA
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 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,494 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Lawrence County features 1,256 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 26
Total Low Income Apartments 1,494
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,256
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.1

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 $65,000

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 Lawrence County 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 $13,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,900
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% of Median $36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650

Cities In Lawrence County

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City Listings Served By
New Castle 20 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wampum 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wampum is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
West Pittsburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pittsburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Avoca 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avoca is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Williams 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williams is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Bessemer 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bessemer is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Chewton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chewton is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Ellport 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellport is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Enon Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Enon Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Frizzleburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frizzleburg is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Hickory 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Little Beaver 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Mahoning 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahoning is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Neshannock 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neshannock is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Beaver 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Bedford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Bedford is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Castle Northwest 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle Northwest is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
New Wilmington 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Wilmington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
North Beaver 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Beaver is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Oakland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Oakwood 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakwood is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Perry 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Plain Grove 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plain Grove is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Pulaski 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulaski is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Scott 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scott is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Shenango 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shenango is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Slippery Rock 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slippery Rock is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
S.N.P.J. 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves S.N.P.J. is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
South New Castle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South New Castle is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Taylor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Union 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Volant 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Volant is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Washington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wayne 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.
Wilmington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmington is the Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence.