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Affordable Housing In Northampton County
Pennsylvania

77 Low Income Apartment Communities In Northampton County

Bethlehem Townhouses I

1005C Livingston St
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Hellertown Apartments

950 Front St
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
$618-663
1 BR
55+
Accepts Vouchers

Woodland Manor

1918 Gatewood Ln
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Saucon Manor Apartments

650 Northampton St
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Wind Gap Manor

665 Alpha Rd
Wind Gap, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Eaton Avenue Apartments

1102 Eaton Ave
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
$630-663
1 BR
55+
Accepts Vouchers

Bangor Elderly

101 Murray St
Bangor, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Easton Senior Citizen Housing

127 S 4th Street
Easton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Hampton House Apartments

1802 Lincoln Avenue
Northampton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Parkview at Bethlehem

1241 Club Avenue
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Northampton County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Northampton County

Housing Authority Programs
Bethlehem Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Easton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

There are 77 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,268 affordable apartments for rent in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Northampton County features 3,019 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 Northampton County, Pennsylvania

There are 1,249 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Northampton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Northampton County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Northampton County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Northampton County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 77
Total Low Income Apartments 4,268
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,019
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $60,972 ±$1,027
Median Rent $957 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.85% ± 2.47pp
Total Population 299,616

Population and Household Demographics

Northampton County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 299,616. There are 112,927 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 28.21% of households in Northampton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Northampton County

The median gross income for households in Northampton County is $60,972 a year, or $5,081 a month. The median rent for the county is $957 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Northampton County, a household making less than $3,190 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Northampton County.1

Area Median Income In Northampton 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 Northampton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,400

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 Northampton 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 Northampton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,450 $18,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,450 $31,400 $35,300 $39,200 $42,350 $45,500 $48,650 $51,750
80% of Median $43,900 $50,200 $56,450 $62,700 $67,750 $72,750 $77,750 $82,800

Cities In Northampton County

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City Listings Served By
Easton 18 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Easton are the Easton Housing Authority and Northampton County Housing Authority.
Middletown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Bath 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bath is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Bangor 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangor is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Wind Gap 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wind Gap is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Lower Nazareth 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Nazareth is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Walnutport 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnutport is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Freemansburg 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freemansburg is the Northampton County Housing Authority.
Ackermanville 0
Allen 0
Belfast 0
Bethlehem 37
Bushkill 0
Chapman 0
Cherryville 0
East Allen 0
East Bangor 0
Eastlawn Gardens 0
Forks 0
Glendon 0
Hanover 0
Hellertown 2
Lehigh 0
Lower Mount Bethel 0
Lower Nazarethship 0
Lower Saucon 0
Martins Creek 0
Moore 0
Northampton 5
North Catasauqua 0
Old Orchard 0
Palmer 0
Palmer Heights 0
Pen Argyl 0
Plainfield 0
Portland 0
Raubsville 0
Roseto 0
Stockertown 0
Tatamy 0
Upper Mount Bethel 0
Upper Nazareth 0
Washington 0
West Easton 0
Williams 0
Wilson 0