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Affordable Housing In New Lebanon
Mercer County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve New Lebanon

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Lebanon, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in New Lebanon, Pennsylvania

New Lebanon 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 New Lebanon, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Lebanon, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Lebanon, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $652 and $796.

2021 New Lebanon, 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
New Lebanon, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $553 $556 $724 $949 $1,017
New Lebanon, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $500 to $612 $652 to $796 $854 to $1,044 $915 to $1,119

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Lebanon, 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 16.13%
Average Renter Household Size 3.60
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $45,000 ±$5,157
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 200pp
Total Population 174

Population and Household Demographics

New Lebanon is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania with a population of 174. There are 62 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 16.13% of households in New Lebanon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Lebanon

The median gross income for households in New Lebanon is $45,000 a year, or $3,750 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Lebanon, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in New Lebanon.

Area Median Income In New Lebanon

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 New Lebanon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mercer County.

In New Lebanon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,700

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 New Lebanon

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 New Lebanon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Lebanon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Lebanon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,700 $30,050 $33,350 $36,050 $38,700 $41,400 $44,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Lebanon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450