Low Income Apartments In Scranton
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Low Income Apartments In Scranton

Goodwill Neighborhood Residents

600 Beech Street
Scranton, PA
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Keystone Place

101 Smallacombe Dr
Scranton, PA
1-2 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Delaware Tower Apartments

100 Smallacombe Dr
Scranton, PA
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Skyview Park Apartments

43 Crown Circle Dr
Scranton, PA
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Jermyn Apartments

326 Spruce St
Scranton, PA
55+
Accessible
Subsidized

Finch Towers Associates

424 Wyoming Ave
Scranton, PA
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Geneva House

323 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA
Subsidized

Lutherwood

1 Lake Scranton Rd
Scranton, PA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Mulberry Towers

499 Mulberry St
Scranton, PA
Subsidized

United House

501 Pine St
Scranton, PA
Subsidized

There are 24 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 3,260 affordable apartments for rent in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 3,116 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 1,157 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Scranton. There are 144 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Scranton

Housing Authority Programs
Scranton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 3,260
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 3,116
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Total Population 76,064
Housing Units 28,946
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $37,218 ±$1,042
Median Rent $709 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.32% ± 2.59pp

Population and Household Demographics

Scranton is a City in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 76,064. There are 28,946 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 48.12% of households in Scranton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scranton

The median gross income for households in Scranton is $37,218 a year, or $3,102 a month. The median rent for the city is $709 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scranton, a household making less than $2,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Scranton.1

Fair Market Rents in Scranton

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$541 $636 $780 $1,007 $1,102