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Affordable Housing In Potter County
Pennsylvania

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Potter County

Oswayo Apartments

307 W Academy St
Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania
$629
1 BR
Subsidized

Silver Maples

600 School St
Ulysses, Pennsylvania
$733
1 BR
62+

Freeman House

79 Maple View Ln
Coudersport, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Honeoye Haven

100 E Honeoye St
Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Redwood Village

9 Penn Ave
Galeton, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Ulysses Family

Academy And East Center St
Ulysses, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Potter County

Housing Authority Programs
County of Potter Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Potter County, Pennsylvania

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 229 affordable apartments for rent in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Potter County, Pennsylvania

Potter County features 133 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 Potter County, Pennsylvania

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Potter County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Potter County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Potter County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Potter County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Potter County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Potter County, 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 $609 $611 $714 $1,026 $1,131
Payment Standard Range $548 to $670 $550 to $672 $643 to $785 $923 to $1,129 $1,018 to $1,244

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Potter County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 229
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $40,654 ±$1,473
Median Rent $609 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.45% ± 4.55pp
Total Population 17,377

Population and Household Demographics

Potter County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 17,377. There are 6,669 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 22.93% of households in Potter County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Potter County

The median gross income for households in Potter County is $40,654 a year, or $3,388 a month. The median rent for the county is $609 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Potter County, a household making less than $2,030 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Potter County.

Area Median Income In Potter 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 Potter County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,700

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 Potter 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 Potter County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550

Cities In Potter County

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City Served By
Abbott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abbott is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Allegany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allegany is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Austin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Austin is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Bingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bingham is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Clara The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clara is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Coudersport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coudersport is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Eulalia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eulalia is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Galeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galeton is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Genesee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Genesee is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Hebron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hebron is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Hector The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hector is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Homer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homer is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Keating The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keating is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Oswayo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oswayo is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Oswayoship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oswayoship is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Pike The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pike is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Pleasant Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Valley is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Portage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portage is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Roulette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roulette is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Rouletteship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rouletteship is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Sharon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sharon is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Shinglehouse The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shinglehouse is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Stewardson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stewardson is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summit is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Sweden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sweden is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Sweden Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sweden Valley is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Sylvania The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvania is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Ulysses The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ulysses is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Ulyssesship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ulyssesship is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
West Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Branch is the County of Potter Housing Authority.
Wharton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wharton is the County of Potter Housing Authority.