Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Mansfield, PA

Discover affordable housing in Mansfield where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mansfield Court

20 4th St, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

Tioga View Apartments

40 Mansfield Village, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

bed 1-3

Sherwood Manor

1 Novelty Place, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

bed Studio-1
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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Ayat Elkarib

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Reported On March 31st, 2024 by Ayat Elkarib

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Mansfield, Pennsylvania
$16.29/hour
$9.04 (+125%) more than Pennsylvania minimum wage and $9.04 (+125%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Mansfield, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Mansfield, Pennsylvania?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Mansfield, Pennsylvania.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Mansfield, Pennsylvania.

Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mansfield.

How many renters live in Mansfield, Pennsylvania?

The City of Mansfield has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.19 percent of the population living in Mansfield.

What is the rental market like in Mansfield, Pennsylvania?

There are an estimated housing units in the Mansfield area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Mansfield?

The rental vacancy rate in Mansfield is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Mansfield for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mansfield
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
65 170 222 154 32
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mansfield

A large number of apartments in Mansfield have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Mansfield

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $583 to $1,181. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $583
One BR $658
Two BR $860
Three BR $1,117
Four BR $1,181
2024 Fair Market Rents in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Mansfield?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 53 82 percent
One BR 125 74 percent
Two BR 137 62 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

How many affordable rental units are in Mansfield?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Mansfield, Pennsylvania including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Mansfield features 24 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 Mansfield, Pennsylvania

There are 51 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mansfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mansfield, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.