Mansfield, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 75 income based apartments in Mansfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Mansfield that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Mansfield. Go to the Pennsylvania Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Mansfield.

Tioga View Apartments

40 Mansfield Village
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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1-3 BR
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Sherwood Manor

1 Novelty Place
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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Mansfield Court

20 4th St
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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Affordable Housing Near Mansfield

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Westfield, PA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Westfield.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tioga County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mansfield.

Mansfield, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Mansfield features 75 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 0 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 $786 and $960.

2023 Mansfield, 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
Mansfield, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $584 $663 $873 $1,137 $1,253
Mansfield, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $597 to $729 $786 to $960 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,128 to $1,378

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mansfield, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 75
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 75
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $38,583 ±$6,957
Median Rent $717 ±$177
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.38% ± 11.55pp
Total Population 3,521

Population and Household Demographics

Mansfield is a city in Tioga County, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,521. There are 1,233 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 52.72% of households in Mansfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mansfield

The median gross income for households in Mansfield is $38,583 a year, or $3,215 a month. The median rent for the city is $717 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mansfield, a household making less than $2,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Mansfield.

Area Median Income In Mansfield

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 Mansfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tioga County.

In Mansfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,000

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 Mansfield

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 Mansfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900