Affordable Housing In Roaring Brook
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Roaring Brook

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Lackawanna Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Roaring Brook, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Roaring Brook, Pennsylvania

Roaring Brook 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 Roaring Brook, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roaring Brook, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Roaring Brook, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2020 Roaring Brook, 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 $566 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $591 to $723 $723 to $883 $936 to $1,144 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Roaring Brook, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Roaring Brook is a City in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Roaring Brook are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Roaring Brook

The median gross income for households in Roaring Brook is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Roaring Brook

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 Roaring Brook, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lackawanna County.

In Roaring Brook, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000

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 Roaring Brook

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 Roaring Brook HUD Rental Assistance in Roaring Brook

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,100 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,500 $36,200 $38,900 $41,550 $44,250
80% of Median $37,550 $42,900 $48,250 $53,600 $57,900 $62,200 $66,500 $70,800