Affordable Housing In McKean County
Pennsylvania

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In McKean County

Center Hall

7 School St
Smethport, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-3 BR

The Abbie

62 Main Street
Lewis Run, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR

Brooklynside Drive

97 230 Brooklyinside Drive
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Mill Street

6 9 Penny Lane
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-2 BR

Medberry Manor

37 Church Street
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR

Phillips Street Housing

3 Phillips Street
Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania
Income Based
3 BR

Welsh Street Housing

1000 1012 Welsh Street
Kane, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR

Helmer Hall

729 N Main St
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR

Vanderhule

804 N Main St
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR

Page Place

311 Arnold Avenue
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR

Housing Authorities that serve McKean County

Housing Authority Programs
McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in McKean County, Pennsylvania

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 264 affordable apartments for rent in McKean County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in McKean County, Pennsylvania

McKean County features 264 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 McKean County, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in McKean County, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in McKean County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $652 and $796.

2021 McKean 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
McKean County, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $546 $549 $724 $901 $1,013
McKean County, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $494 to $604 $652 to $796 $811 to $991 $912 to $1,114

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

McKean County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 264
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 264
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $43,965 ±$1,272
Median Rent $598 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.89% ± 4.31pp
Total Population 42,884

Population and Household Demographics

McKean County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 42,884. There are 17,400 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 26.25% of households in McKean County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McKean County

The median gross income for households in McKean County is $43,965 a year, or $3,664 a month. The median rent for the county is $598 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McKean County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.89% of households who rent are overburdened in McKean County.

Area Median Income In McKean 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 McKean County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,000

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 McKean 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 McKean County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the McKean County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,700 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the McKean County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the McKean County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

Cities In McKean County

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City Served By
Annin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Annin is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Bradford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bradford are the Bradford City Housing Authority and McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Bradford Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradford Township is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Ceres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ceres is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Corydon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corydon is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Eldred The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldred is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Eldredship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldredship is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Ford City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ford City is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Foster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foster is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Foster Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foster Brook is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Hamlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamlin is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Kane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kane is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Keating The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keating is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Lafayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayette is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Lewis Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewis Run is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Mount Jewett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Jewett is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Norwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwich is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Otto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otto is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Port Allegany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Allegany is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Rew The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rew is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Sergeant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sergeant is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Smethport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smethport is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Wetmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wetmore is the McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.