Affordable Housing In Snyder County

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Snyder County

High Street Manor

441 S High St
Selinsgrove, PA
1 BR
HCV Welcome

Deerfield Estates

Beaver Springs, PA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Westfield Terrace Aka Middleswarth Manor

201 Westfield Ter
Middleburg, PA

Phfa Chdo - Market Street Manor

342 S Market St
Selinsgrove, PA
HCV Welcome

Stayman Park

8 Smokehouse Ln
Selinsgrove, PA

Middlecreek Village Apartments

Freeburg Rd
Kreamer, PA
HCV Welcome

Shade View Apartments

102 Essex Rd
Middleburg, PA

Middlecreek Village CO Jld Mgmt

PO Box 271
Kreamer, PA
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Housing Authorities that serve Snyder County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Snyder County, Pennsylvania

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 259 affordable apartments for rent in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. Snyder County features 181 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 78 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Snyder County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Snyder County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 259
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 181
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $49,917 ±$1,630
Median Rent $694 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.28% ± 4.86pp
Total Population 40,046

Population and Household Demographics

Snyder County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 40,046. There are 14,442 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 25.38% of households in Snyder County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Snyder County

The median gross income for households in Snyder County is $49,917 a year, or $4,160 a month. The median rent for the county is $694 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Snyder County, a household making less than $2,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Snyder County.1

Area Median Income In Snyder 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 Snyder County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Snyder 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 Snyder County HUD Rental Assistance in Snyder County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,400
50% of Median $22,500 $25,700 $28,900 $32,100 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $42,400
80% of Median $35,950 $41,100 $46,250 $51,350 $55,500 $59,600 $63,700 $67,800
Fair Market Rents in Snyder County

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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$575 $580 $756 $982 $1,142

Cities In Snyder County

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City Listings Served By
Middleburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middleburg is the Snyder County Housing Authority.
Selinsgrove 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Selinsgrove is the Snyder County Housing Authority.
Beaver Springs 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver Springs is the Snyder County Housing Authority.
Adams 0
Beaver 0
Beavertown 0
Center 0
Chapman 0
Franklin 0
Freeburg 0
Hummels Wharf 0
Jackson 0
Kratzerville 0
Kreamer 2
McClure 0
Middlecreek 0
Monroe 0
Mount Pleasant Mills 0
Paxtonville 0
Penn 0
Penns Creek 0
Perry 0
Port Trevorton 0
Shamokin Dam 0
Spring 0
Troxelville 0
Union 0
Washington 0
West Beaver 0
West Perry 0