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Affordable Housing In Patton
Cambria County, Pennsylvania

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Patton

Patton Terrace Commons

673 Murray Ave
Patton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Patton Meadows Commons

109 Kinkead Ave
Patton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Patton Commons

109 Kinkead Ave
Patton, Pennsylvania

Schoolhouse Gardens

405 University Ave
Patton, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Patton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Patton, Pennsylvania

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 222 affordable apartments for rent in Patton, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Patton, Pennsylvania

Patton features 166 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 Patton, Pennsylvania

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Patton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Patton, Pennsylvania

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

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

2021 Patton, 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
Patton, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $524 $572 $724 $923 $1,041
Patton, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $515 to $629 $652 to $796 $831 to $1,015 $937 to $1,145

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Patton, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 222
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 166
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.24%
Average Renter Household Size 1.71
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $36,027 ±$5,725
Median Rent $425 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.46% ± 10.43pp
Total Population 1,920

Population and Household Demographics

Patton is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,920. There are 879 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 29.24% of households in Patton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Patton

The median gross income for households in Patton is $36,027 a year, or $3,002 a month. The median rent for the city is $425 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Patton, a household making less than $1,417 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Patton.

Area Median Income In Patton

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 Patton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cambria County.

In Patton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,500

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 Patton

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 Patton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Patton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,800 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Patton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,950 $26,200 $29,500 $32,750 $35,400 $38,000 $40,650 $43,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Patton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,700 $41,950 $47,200 $52,400 $56,600 $60,800 $65,000 $69,200