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Affordable Housing In Sayre
Bradford County, Pennsylvania

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sayre

Hopkins Commons II & III

426 N Keystone Ave
Sayre, Pennsylvania
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154 Desmond St
Sayre, Pennsylvania

Phfa Mf - Hopkins Commons II

N Keystone Ave and N Hopkins
Sayre, Pennsylvania

Lockhart Elderly

104 W Lockhart St
Sayre, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Sayre

Housing Authority Programs
Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tioga County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sayre, Pennsylvania

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 65 affordable apartments for rent in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Sayre, Pennsylvania

Sayre 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 Sayre, Pennsylvania

There are 65 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sayre.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sayre, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sayre, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $685 and $837.

2020 Sayre, 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 $581 $584 $761 $1,060 $1,128
Payment Standard Range $523 to $639 $526 to $642 $685 to $837 $954 to $1,166 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sayre, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 65
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.97%
Average Renter Household Size 1.86
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $34,076 ±$8,033
Median Rent $670 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.52% ± 12.71pp
Total Population 5,513

Population and Household Demographics

Sayre is a city in Bradford County, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,513. There are 2,540 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 46.97% of households in Sayre are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sayre

The median gross income for households in Sayre is $34,076 a year, or $2,840 a month. The median rent for the city is $670 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sayre, a household making less than $2,233 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Sayre.

Area Median Income In Sayre

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 Sayre, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bradford County.

In Sayre, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,100

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 Sayre

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 Sayre

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,500 $26,850 $30,200 $33,550 $36,250 $38,950 $41,650 $44,300
80% of Median $37,600 $43,000 $48,350 $53,700 $58,000 $62,300 $66,600 $70,900