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Affordable Housing In Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania

53 Low Income Apartment Communities In Schuylkill County

Greenview Gardens Apartments

105-A Greenview Drive
Butler, Pennsylvania
$805-809
2 BR

Mahanoy Elderly Housing

10 W Centre St
Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Peacock Street

47 Peacock St
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Patterson Apartments

N 12th St
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Michael Close High Rise

510 W Norwegian St
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Independence Square

216 W Independence St
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Whispering Pines

29 Whispering Pines Blvd
Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Shenandoah Village

200 E Coal Street
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

The Willows at Landisville

611 Caroline Court
Landingville, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Tremont Station

51 N Crescent St
Tremont, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Schuylkill County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

There are 53 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,254 affordable apartments for rent in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County features 2,768 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 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

There are 386 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Schuylkill County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Schuylkill County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Schuylkill County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $651 and $795.

2020 Schuylkill County, 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 $569 $723 $961 $1,077
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $512 to $626 $651 to $795 $865 to $1,057 $969 to $1,185

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Schuylkill County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 53
Total Low Income Apartments 3,254
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,768
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $45,535 ±$1,071
Median Rent $635 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.79% ± 2.56pp
Total Population 146,360

Population and Household Demographics

Schuylkill County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 146,360. There are 58,554 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 25.08% of households in Schuylkill County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Schuylkill County

The median gross income for households in Schuylkill County is $45,535 a year, or $3,795 a month. The median rent for the county is $635 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Schuylkill County, a household making less than $2,117 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Schuylkill County.

Area Median Income In Schuylkill County

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.

In Schuylkill County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300

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 Schuylkill County

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 Schuylkill County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,800
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
80% of Median $37,150 $42,450 $47,750 $53,050 $57,300 $61,550 $65,800 $70,050

Cities In Schuylkill County

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City Served By
Altamont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Altamont is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Auburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Barry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barry is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Beurys Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beurys Lake is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Blythe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blythe is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Branch is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Branchdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Branchdale is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Brandonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brandonville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Buck Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buck Run is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butler is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Cass The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cass is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Coaldale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coaldale is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Cressona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cressona is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Cumbola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cumbola is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Deer Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deer Lake is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Delano The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delano is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Delanoship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delanoship is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Donaldson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donaldson is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
East Brunswick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Brunswick is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
East Norwegian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Norwegian is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
East Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Union is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Eldred The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldred is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Englewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Englewood is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Forestville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Foster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foster is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Fountain Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fountain Springs is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Frackville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frackville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Frailey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frailey is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Friedensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friedensburg is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Gilberton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilberton is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Girardville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Girardville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Gordon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gordon is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Grier City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grier City is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Heckscherville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heckscherville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Hegins The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hegins is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Heginsship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heginsship is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Hometown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hometown is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Hubley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hubley is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Kelayres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kelayres is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Kline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kline is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Klingerstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Klingerstown is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Lake Wynonah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Wynonah is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Landingville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Landingville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Lavelle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lavelle is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Mahanoy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahanoy is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Mahanoy City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahanoy City is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Marlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlin is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
McAdoo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McAdoo is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
McKeansburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McKeansburg is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Mechanicsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mechanicsville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Middleport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middleport is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Minersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minersville is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Mount Carbon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Carbon is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Muir The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muir is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
New Castle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Castle is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
New Philadelphia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Philadelphia is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
New Ringgold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Ringgold is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Newtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newtown is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
North Manheim The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Manheim is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
North Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Union is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Norwegian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwegian is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Oneida The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oneida is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Orwigsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orwigsburg is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Orwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orwin is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Palo Alto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palo Alto is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Park Crest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Park Crest is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Pine Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Grove is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Pine Groveship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Groveship is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Port Carbon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Carbon is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Port Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Clinton is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Porter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Porter is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Pottsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pottsville are the Schuylkill County Housing Authority and Pottsville Housing Authority.
Ravine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ravine is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Reilly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reilly is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Reinerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reinerton is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Renningers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Renningers is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Ringtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ringtown is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Rush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rush is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Ryan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ryan is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Schuylkill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schuylkill is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Schuylkill Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schuylkill Haven is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Seltzer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seltzer is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Shenandoah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shenandoah is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Shenandoah Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shenandoah Heights is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Sheppton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheppton is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
South Manheim The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Manheim is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
St. Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Clair is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Summit Station The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summit Station is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Tamaqua The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tamaqua is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Tower City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tower City is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Tremont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tremont is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Tremontship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tremontship is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Tuscarora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tuscarora is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Upper Mahantongo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Mahantongo is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Valley View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley View is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Walker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walker is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wayne is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
West Brunswick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Brunswick is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
West Mahanoy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Mahanoy is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.
West Penn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Penn is the Schuylkill County Housing Authority.