Affordable Housing In Sullivan County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sullivan County

Sullivan Terrace

135 N German St
Dushore, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

Strasburg Haus

167 Luther Rd
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

Shrewsbury Courtyards

26 Courtyards Dr
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers

Shrewsbury Courtyards II

50 Courtyards Dr
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Sullivan County

Housing Authority Programs
Sullivan County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 240 affordable apartments for rent in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

Sullivan County features 138 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 Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

There are 102 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sullivan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sullivan County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 240
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 138
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.75%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $44,189 ±$2,477
Median Rent $578 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.89% ± 6.35pp
Total Population 6,381

Population and Household Demographics

Sullivan County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 6,381. There are 2,669 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 16.75% of households in Sullivan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sullivan County

The median gross income for households in Sullivan County is $44,189 a year, or $3,682 a month. The median rent for the county is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sullivan County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Sullivan County.1

Area Median Income In Sullivan 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 Sullivan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 Sullivan 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 Sullivan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,750
50% of Median $22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $36,700 $39,200 $41,750
80% of Median $35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750

Cities In Sullivan County

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City Listings Served By
Dushore 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dushore is the Sullivan County Housing Authority.
Merom 0
Cherry 0
Colley 0
Davidson 0
Eagles Mere 0
Elkland 0
Forks 0
Forksville 0
Fox 0
Hillsgrove 0
Laporte 0
Laporteship 0
Shrewsbury 3