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Affordable Housing In Lemont Furnace
Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Lemont Furnace

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania

Lemont Furnace 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 Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $801 and $979.

2020 Lemont Furnace, 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 $661 $727 $890 $1,137 $1,248
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $654 to $800 $801 to $979 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lemont Furnace, 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 35.84%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 3.04
Median Household Income $26,458 ±$19,625
Median Rent $624 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61% ± 37.01pp
Total Population 847

Population and Household Demographics

Lemont Furnace is a city in Fayette County, Pennsylvania with a population of 847. There are 279 households in the city with an average household size of 3.04 persons. 35.84% of households in Lemont Furnace are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lemont Furnace

The median gross income for households in Lemont Furnace is $26,458 a year, or $2,205 a month. The median rent for the city is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lemont Furnace, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61% of households who rent are overburdened in Lemont Furnace.

Area Median Income In Lemont Furnace

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 Lemont Furnace, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fayette County.

In Lemont Furnace, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 Lemont Furnace

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 Lemont Furnace

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,450 $19,950 $22,450 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% of Median $46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650