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Affordable Housing In Luzerne County
Pennsylvania

58 Low Income Apartment Communities In Luzerne County

Perry Manor

1013 Martin Dr
Newport, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Bnai Brith Apartments

61 E Northampton St
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Hazleton Apartments

701 W 24th St
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

City Heights Apartments

5 N Sherman St
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Freeland Village

6 Freeland Vlg
Freeland, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Freeland Senior Apartments

531 Centre St
Freeland, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Center City Apartments

70 S Pine St
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Sherman Hills Apartments

300 Parkview Cir
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Eastside Moderate Income Housing

346 E Washington St
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Eagle Ridge

9 Beverly Drive
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Luzerne County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Luzerne County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

There are 58 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,102 affordable apartments for rent in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Luzerne County features 5,517 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 Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

There are 585 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Luzerne County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Luzerne County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Luzerne County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2020 Luzerne 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 $566 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $591 to $723 $723 to $883 $936 to $1,144 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Luzerne County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 58
Total Low Income Apartments 6,102
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,517
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $45,897 ±$895
Median Rent $702 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.65% ± 1.67pp
Total Population 320,095

Population and Household Demographics

Luzerne County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 320,095. There are 128,692 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 32.36% of households in Luzerne County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Luzerne County

The median gross income for households in Luzerne County is $45,897 a year, or $3,825 a month. The median rent for the county is $702 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Luzerne County, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Luzerne County.

Area Median Income In Luzerne 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 Luzerne County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,700

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 Luzerne 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 Luzerne County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,100 $28,700 $32,300 $35,850 $38,750 $41,600 $44,500 $47,350
80% of Median $40,150 $45,900 $51,650 $57,350 $61,950 $66,550 $71,150 $75,750

Cities In Luzerne County

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City Served By
Ashley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashley is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Avoca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avoca is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Bear Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Creek is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Bear Creek Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Creek Village is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Beech Mountain Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beech Mountain Lakes is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Black Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black Creek is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Browntown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Browntown is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Buck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buck is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butler is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Chase The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chase is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Conyngham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conyngham is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Conynghamship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conynghamship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Courtdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Courtdale is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Dallas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dallas is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Dallasship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dallasship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Dennison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dennison is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Dorrance The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dorrance is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Dupont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dupont is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Duryea The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duryea is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
East Berwick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Berwick is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Edwardsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edwardsville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Exeter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exeter is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Exetership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exetership is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Fairmount The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmount is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Forty Fort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forty Fort is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Foster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foster is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Freeland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freeland is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Glen Lyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Lyon is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanover is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Harleigh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harleigh is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Harveys Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harveys Lake is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hazle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazle is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hazleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hazleton are the Hazleton Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hickory Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory Hills is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hilldale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hilldale is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hollenback The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hollenback is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hudson is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hughestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hughestown is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Hunlock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunlock is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Huntington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntington is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Inkerman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inkerman is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Jeddo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jeddo is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Jenkins The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenkins is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingston is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Kingstonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingstonship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Laflin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laflin is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Larksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larksville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Lattimer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lattimer is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Laurel Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laurel Run is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Lehman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lehman is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Luzerne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luzerne is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Mocanaqua The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mocanaqua is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Mountain Top The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Top is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Nanticoke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Nanticoke are the The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke and Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Nescopeck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nescopeck is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Nescopeckship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nescopeckship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
New Columbus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Columbus is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Newport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newport is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Newportship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newportship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Nuangola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nuangola is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Nuremberg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nuremberg is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Pardeesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pardeesville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Penn Lake Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penn Lake Park is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Pikes Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pikes Creek is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Pittston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pittston are the City of Pittston Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Pittstonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittstonship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Plains The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plains is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Plainsship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plainsship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Plymouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouth is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Plymouthship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouthship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Pringle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pringle is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Rice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rice is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Ross The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ross is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Shavertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shavertown is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Sheatown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheatown is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Shickshinny The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shickshinny is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Silkworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silkworth is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Slocum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slocum is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Sugar Notch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugar Notch is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Sugarloaf The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugarloaf is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Swoyersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Swoyersville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Trucksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trucksville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Upper Exeter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Exeter is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wanamie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wanamie is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Warrior Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warrior Run is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
West Hazleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Hazleton is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
West Nanticoke The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Nanticoke is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
West Pittston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pittston is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
West Wyoming The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Wyoming is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Weston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
White Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Haven is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wilkes Barre The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkes Barre is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wilkes Barreship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkes Barreship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wilkes-Barre The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wilkes-Barre are the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wilkes-Barreship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkes-Barreship is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wright The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wright is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Wyoming The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyoming is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.
Yatesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yatesville is the Housing Authority of Luzerne County.