Affordable Housing In Queens Gate
York County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Queens Gate

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of York Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Queens Gate, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Queens Gate, Pennsylvania

Queens Gate 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 Queens Gate, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Queens Gate, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Queens Gate, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2021 Queens Gate, 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
Queens Gate, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $639 $736 $969 $1,225 $1,345
Queens Gate, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $662 to $810 $872 to $1,066 $1,103 to $1,348 $1,211 to $1,480

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Queens Gate, 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 78.9%
Average Renter Household Size 1.60
Average Household Size 1.74
Median Household Income $33,854 ±$10,959
Median Rent $911 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.31% ± 17.08pp
Total Population 1,328

Population and Household Demographics

Queens Gate is a city in York County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,328. There are 763 households in the city with an average household size of 1.74 persons. 78.9% of households in Queens Gate are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Queens Gate

The median gross income for households in Queens Gate is $33,854 a year, or $2,821 a month. The median rent for the city is $911 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Queens Gate, a household making less than $3,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Queens Gate.

Area Median Income In Queens Gate

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 Queens Gate, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Queens Gate, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,800

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 Queens Gate

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 Queens Gate

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Queens Gate AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,200 $19,650 $22,100 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Queens Gate AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,650 $32,750 $36,850 $40,900 $44,200 $47,450 $50,750 $54,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Queens Gate AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,850 $52,400 $58,950 $65,450 $70,700 $75,950 $81,200 $86,400