Affordable Housing In Montour County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montour County

Heritage Heights

50 1st St
Danville, PA
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1-2 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Welsh Heights

100 Fleming Ave
Danville, PA
HCV Welcome

Evergreen Pointe Apartments

300 Evergreen Pt
Danville, PA
HCV Welcome

Beaver Place

2 Beaver Pl
Danville, PA
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Housing Authorities that serve Montour County

Housing Authority Programs
The Housing Authority of Montour County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montour County, Pennsylvania

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 360 affordable apartments for rent in Montour County, Pennsylvania. Montour County features 192 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 168 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montour County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Montour County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 360
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $54,648 ±$3,219
Median Rent $725 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.68% ± 7.98pp
Total Population 18,508

Population and Household Demographics

Montour County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 18,508. There are 7,380 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 27.56% of households in Montour County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montour County

The median gross income for households in Montour County is $54,648 a year, or $4,554 a month. The median rent for the county is $725 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montour County, a household making less than $2,417 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Montour County.1

Area Median Income In Montour 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 Montour County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,000

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 Montour 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 Montour County HUD Rental Assistance in Montour County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,900 $29,600 $33,300 $37,000 $40,000 $42,950 $45,900 $48,850
80% of Median $41,450 $47,400 $53,300 $59,200 $63,950 $68,700 $73,450 $78,150
Fair Market Rents in Montour County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$662 $666 $820 $1,047 $1,111

Cities In Montour County

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City Listings Served By
Danville 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.
Anthony 0
Cooper 0
Derry 0
Liberty 0
Limestone 0
Mahoning 0
Mayberry 0
Valley 0
Washingtonville 0
West Hemlock 0