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Affordable Housing In Saylorsburg
Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Saylorsburg

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

Saylorsburg 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 Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $945 and $1,155.

2020 Saylorsburg, 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 $723 $829 $1,050 $1,451 $1,671
Payment Standard Range $651 to $795 $746 to $912 $945 to $1,155 $1,306 to $1,596 $1,504 to $1,838

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Saylorsburg, 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 30.68%
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.90
Median Household Income $26,806 ±$6,305
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 32.08pp
Total Population 334

Population and Household Demographics

Saylorsburg is a city in Monroe County, Pennsylvania with a population of 334. There are 176 households in the city with an average household size of 1.90 persons. 30.68% of households in Saylorsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Saylorsburg

The median gross income for households in Saylorsburg is $26,806 a year, or $2,234 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Saylorsburg, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Saylorsburg.

Area Median Income In Saylorsburg

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 Saylorsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Saylorsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 Saylorsburg

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 Saylorsburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,650 $19,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600