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Affordable Housing In Montgomery County
Pennsylvania

53 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montgomery County

The Willows at Reliance Crossing

215 Quinn Court
Souderton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
VASH Welcome

Moreland Towers

36 E Moreland Ave
Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Pleasant Valley

107 E Hector St
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Birchwood at Ambler

48 N Main St
Ambler, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

The Beech Street Factory

341 Beech St
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Crest Manor

2231 Hamilton Avenue
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
$829-936
1-3 BR

Parkview at Oak Crest

560 Oak Drive
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Crossroads Apartments

Wexford Court
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Family & Senior

Montgomery Park Senior Housing Phase 1

1301 Powell Street
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Hopkinson House

536 Main Street
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Montgomery County

Housing Authority Programs
Montgomery County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

There are 53 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,206 affordable apartments for rent in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Montgomery County features 2,451 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 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

There are 755 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montgomery County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montgomery County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Montgomery County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,103 and $1,349.

2020 Montgomery 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 $864 $1,013 $1,226 $1,528 $1,754
Payment Standard Range $778 to $950 $912 to $1,114 $1,103 to $1,349 $1,375 to $1,681 $1,579 to $1,929

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Montgomery County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 53
Total Low Income Apartments 3,206
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,451
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $80,675 ±$836
Median Rent $1,158 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.18% ± 1.29pp
Total Population 812,970

Population and Household Demographics

Montgomery County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 812,970. There are 308,626 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 27.44% of households in Montgomery County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montgomery County

The median gross income for households in Montgomery County is $80,675 a year, or $6,723 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,158 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montgomery County, a household making less than $3,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Montgomery County.

Area Median Income In Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,600

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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800
80% of Median $54,150 $61,850 $69,600 $77,300 $83,500 $89,700 $95,900 $102,050

Cities In Montgomery County

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City Served By
Abington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abington is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Alamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alamo is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Ambler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ambler is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Arcadia University The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia University is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Audubon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Audubon is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Blue Bell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Bell is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Bridgeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgeport is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Bryn Athyn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryn Athyn is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Bryn Mawr The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryn Mawr is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Cheltenham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cheltenham is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Collegeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Collegeville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Conshohocken The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conshohocken is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Douglass The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Douglass is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Eagleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagleville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
East Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Greenville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
East Norriton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Norriton is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
East Norritonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Norritonship is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Evansburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Evansburg is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Flourtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Flourtown is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Fort Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Washington is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Franconia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franconia is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Gilbertsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilbertsville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Glenside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenside is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Green Lane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Lane is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Halfway House The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halfway House is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Harleysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harleysville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Hatboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatboro is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Hatfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatfield is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Hatfieldship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatfieldship is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Horsham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Horsham is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Horshamship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Horshamship is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Jenkintown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenkintown is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
King of Prussia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves King of Prussia is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Kulpsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kulpsville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lake Holiday The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Holiday is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lansdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lansdale is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Limerick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Limerick is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Frederick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Frederick is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Gwynedd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Gwynedd is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Merion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Merion is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Moreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Moreland is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Pottsgrove is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Providence is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Lower Salford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Salford is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Maple Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple Glen is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Marlborough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlborough is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Montgomery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Montgomeryville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomeryville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Narberth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Narberth is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
New Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hanover is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
New Richmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Richmond is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Norristown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norristown is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
North Wales The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Wales is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Oreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oreland is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Penn Wynne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penn Wynne is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Pennsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pennsburg is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Perkiomen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perkiomen is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Plymouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouth is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Plymouth Meeting The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouth Meeting is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottsgrove is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Pottstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottstown is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Pottstown Borough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottstown Borough is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Red Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Red Hill is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Rockledge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockledge is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Royersford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Royersford is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Salford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salford is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Sanatoga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanatoga is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Schwenksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schwenksville is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Skippack The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skippack is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Skippackship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skippackship is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Souderton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Souderton is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Spring House The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring House is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Spring Mount The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Mount is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Stowe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stowe is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Towamencin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Towamencin is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Trappe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trappe is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Trooper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trooper is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Dublin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Dublin is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Frederick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Frederick is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Gwynedd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Gwynedd is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Hanover is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Merion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Merion is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Moreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Moreland is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Pottsgrove is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Providence is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Upper Salford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Salford is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
West Conshohocken The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Conshohocken is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
West Norriton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Norriton is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
West Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pottsgrove is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Whitemarsh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitemarsh is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Whitpain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitpain is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Willow Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willow Grove is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Worcester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worcester is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Woxhall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woxhall is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Wyncote The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyncote is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.
Wyndmoor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyndmoor is the Montgomery County Housing Authority.