Affordable Housing In Nuangola
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Nuangola

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nuangola, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Nuangola, Pennsylvania

Nuangola 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 Nuangola, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nuangola, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nuangola, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2020 Nuangola, 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 $566 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $591 to $723 $723 to $883 $936 to $1,144 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nuangola, 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 6.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $67,500 ±$17,404
Median Rent $1,075 ±$681
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 5% ± 88.79pp
Total Population 778

Population and Household Demographics

Nuangola is a City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania with a population of 778. There are 298 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 6.71% of households in Nuangola are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nuangola

The median gross income for households in Nuangola is $67,500 a year, or $5,625 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,075 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nuangola, a household making less than $3,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 5% of households who rent are overburdened in Nuangola.1

Area Median Income In Nuangola

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 Nuangola, the AMI is calculated from all households within Luzerne County.

In Nuangola, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000

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 Nuangola

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 Nuangola HUD Rental Assistance in Nuangola

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,100 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,500 $36,200 $38,900 $41,550 $44,250
80% of Median $37,550 $42,900 $48,250 $53,600 $57,900 $62,200 $66,500 $70,800