Affordable Housing In Montour County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montour County
Housing Authorities that serve Montour County
|The Housing Authority of Montour County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Montour County, Pennsylvania
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 402 affordable apartments for rent in Montour County, Pennsylvania.
Income Based Apartments in Montour County, Pennsylvania
Montour County features 192 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 Montour County, Pennsylvania
There are 210 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montour County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Montour County, Pennsylvania
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montour County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Montour County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montour County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $738 and $902.
2020 Montour 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||$662||$666||$820||$1,047||$1,111|
|Payment Standard Range||$596 to $728||$599 to $733||$738 to $902||$942 to $1,152||$1,000 to $1,222|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Montour County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||402|
|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|
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.
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 $76,300
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 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||$16,050||$18,350||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,750||$30,550||$34,350||$38,150||$41,250||$44,300||$47,350||$50,400|
|80% of Median||$42,750||$48,850||$54,950||$61,050||$65,950||$70,850||$75,750||$80,600|
Cities In Montour County
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|Anthony||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anthony is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Cooper||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cooper is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Danville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Derry||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derry is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Liberty||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Limestone||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Limestone is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Mahoning||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahoning is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Mayberry||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayberry is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Valley||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|Washingtonville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washingtonville is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|
|West Hemlock||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Hemlock is the The Housing Authority of Montour County.|