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Affordable Housing In Mount Morris
Greene County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Mount Morris

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania

Mount Morris features 0 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 Mount Morris, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mount Morris landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mount Morris.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $660 and $806.

2020 Mount Morris, 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 $616 $619 $733 $913 $993
Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $557 to $681 $660 to $806 $822 to $1,004 $894 to $1,092

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mount Morris, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $58,750 ±$16,642
Median Rent $763 ±$147
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.3% ± 29.19pp
Total Population 844

Population and Household Demographics

Mount Morris is a city in Greene County, Pennsylvania with a population of 844. There are 368 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 26.9% of households in Mount Morris are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Morris

The median gross income for households in Mount Morris is $58,750 a year, or $4,896 a month. The median rent for the city is $763 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Morris, a household making less than $2,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Morris.

Area Median Income In Mount Morris

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Mount Morris, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Mount Morris, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Mount Morris

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 Mount Morris

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,450 $36,150 $38,850 $41,500 $44,200
80% of Median $37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,500 $57,800 $62,100 $66,350 $70,650