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Affordable Housing In Red Lion
York County, Pennsylvania

Waiting List Openings In Red Lion

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the City of York Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Housing Authority of the City of York Project-Based Voucher Open Now

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Red Lion

York Commons

2406 Cape Horn Rd
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Charles Street Apartments

117 1st Ave
Red Lion, Pennsylvania

Opera House Apartments Phase I

120 N Charles St
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Red Lion

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Red Lion, Pennsylvania

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 182 affordable apartments for rent in Red Lion, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Red Lion, Pennsylvania

Red Lion 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 Red Lion, Pennsylvania

There are 182 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Red Lion.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Red Lion, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Red Lion landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Red Lion.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Red Lion, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2020 Red Lion, 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 $634 $739 $973 $1,230 $1,333
Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $665 to $813 $876 to $1,070 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,200 to $1,466

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Red Lion, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 182
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $41,186 ±$3,009
Median Rent $724 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.84% ± 13.39pp
Total Population 6,332

Population and Household Demographics

Red Lion is a city in York County, Pennsylvania with a population of 6,332. There are 2,541 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 43.45% of households in Red Lion are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Red Lion

The median gross income for households in Red Lion is $41,186 a year, or $3,432 a month. The median rent for the city is $724 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Red Lion, a household making less than $2,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Red Lion.

Area Median Income In Red Lion

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 Red Lion, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Red Lion, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,200

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 Red Lion

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 Red Lion

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,750 $22,200 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% of Median $46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800