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Affordable Housing In Mifflin County
Pennsylvania

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mifflin County

Mann Edge II Senior Housing

100 E Water Street
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Mann Edge Terrace

30 S Dorcas St
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Rothrock School Apartments

280 W Holiday St
McVeytown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Belleville Commons

210 2nd St
Belleville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Mcveytown Apartments

277 W Holiday St
McVeytown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Kish Apartments

196 S Main St
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Mount Rock Commons

40 W Spanogle Ave
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Mt Rock Commons

Spangola St
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Big Valley Apartments

1 Taylor Dr
Reedsville, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Mccoy Manor Lawler Place

141 S Pine Rd
Lewistown, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Mifflin County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 736 affordable apartments for rent in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Mifflin County features 520 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 Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

There are 216 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mifflin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Mifflin 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 $533 $610 $714 $952 $1,103
Payment Standard Range $480 to $586 $549 to $671 $643 to $785 $857 to $1,047 $993 to $1,213

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mifflin County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 736
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 520
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $41,288 ±$1,473
Median Rent $619 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.99% ± 4.61pp
Total Population 46,675

Population and Household Demographics

Mifflin County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 46,675. There are 18,714 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 29.58% of households in Mifflin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mifflin County

The median gross income for households in Mifflin County is $41,288 a year, or $3,441 a month. The median rent for the county is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mifflin County, a household making less than $2,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Mifflin County.

Area Median Income In Mifflin 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 Mifflin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,200

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 Mifflin 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 Mifflin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550

Cities In Mifflin County

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City Served By
Alfarata The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alfarata is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Allensville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allensville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Armagh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Armagh is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Atkinson Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Atkinson Mills is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Barrville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barrville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Belleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Bratton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bratton is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Brown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brown is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Burnham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burnham is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Cedar Crest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Crest is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Church Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Church Hill is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Decatur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decatur is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Derry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derry is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Granville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Granvilleship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granvilleship is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Highland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland Park is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Juniata Terrace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Juniata Terrace is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Kistler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kistler is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Lewistown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewistown is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Lewistown Borough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewistown Borough is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Longfellow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longfellow is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Lumber City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lumber City is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Maitland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maitland is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Mattawana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mattawana is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
McVeytown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McVeytown is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Menno The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Menno is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Milroy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milroy is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Newton Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newton Hamilton is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Oliver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oliver is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Potlicker Flats The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potlicker Flats is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Reedsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reedsville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Siglerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Siglerville is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Strodes Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strodes Mills is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Wagner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wagner is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.
Yeagertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yeagertown is the Mifflin County Housing Authority.