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Affordable Housing In Sugar Grove
Warren County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Sugar Grove

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Warren Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania

Sugar Grove 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 Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sugar Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Sugar Grove, 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 $593 $714 $918 $967
Payment Standard Range $523 to $639 $534 to $652 $643 to $785 $826 to $1,010 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sugar Grove, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.25%
Average Renter Household Size 1.80
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $46,406 ±$17,518
Median Rent $583 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.71% ± 34.62pp
Total Population 554

Population and Household Demographics

Sugar Grove is a city in Warren County, Pennsylvania with a population of 554. There are 213 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 19.25% of households in Sugar Grove are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sugar Grove

The median gross income for households in Sugar Grove is $46,406 a year, or $3,867 a month. The median rent for the city is $583 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sugar Grove, a household making less than $1,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Sugar Grove.

Area Median Income In Sugar Grove

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 Sugar Grove, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Sugar Grove, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Sugar Grove

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 Sugar Grove

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,850
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,450 $35,050 $37,650 $40,250 $42,850
80% of Median $36,350 $41,550 $46,750 $51,900 $56,100 $60,250 $64,400 $68,550