Affordable Housing In Perryopolis
Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Perryopolis

Housing Authority Programs
Fayette County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania. Perryopolis features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Perryopolis.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Perryopolis, 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 25.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $47,125 ±$11,194
Median Rent $576 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.18% ± 17.44pp
Total Population 1,797

Population and Household Demographics

Perryopolis is a City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,797. There are 779 households in the city with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 25.55% of households in Perryopolis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perryopolis

The median gross income for households in Perryopolis is $47,125 a year, or $3,927 a month. The median rent for the city is $576 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perryopolis, a household making less than $1,920 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Perryopolis.1

Area Median Income In Perryopolis

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 Perryopolis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fayette County.

In Perryopolis, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,900

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 Perryopolis

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 Perryopolis HUD Rental Assistance in Perryopolis

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,800 $19,200 $21,600 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
80% of Median $44,750 $51,150 $57,550 $63,900 $69,050 $74,150 $79,250 $84,350
Fair Market Rents in Perryopolis

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$661 $727 $890 $1,137 $1,248