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Affordable Housing In Stewartstown
York County, Pennsylvania

Waiting List Openings In Stewartstown

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of the City of York Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Housing Authority of the City of York Project-Based Voucher Open Now

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stewartstown

Highland Manor Apartments

36 Highland Manor Dr
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

Hopewell Courtyard

14 S Hill St
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Stewartstown

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of York Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 129 affordable apartments for rent in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

Stewartstown features 33 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 Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stewartstown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2020 Stewartstown, 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 $634 $739 $973 $1,230 $1,333
Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $665 to $813 $876 to $1,070 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,200 to $1,466

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Stewartstown, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 129
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 33
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $55,417 ±$10,535
Median Rent $886 ±$336
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.73% ± 17.67pp
Total Population 2,126

Population and Household Demographics

Stewartstown is a city in York County, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,126. There are 905 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 27.07% of households in Stewartstown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stewartstown

The median gross income for households in Stewartstown is $55,417 a year, or $4,618 a month. The median rent for the city is $886 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stewartstown, a household making less than $2,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Stewartstown.

Area Median Income In Stewartstown

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 Stewartstown, the AMI is calculated from all households within York County.

In Stewartstown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,200

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 Stewartstown

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 Stewartstown

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,750 $22,200 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% of Median $46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800