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Affordable Housing In Sullivan County
Pennsylvania

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sullivan County

Sullivan Terrace

135 N German St
Dushore, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Strasburg Haus

167 Luther Rd
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Shrewsbury Courtyards

26 Courtyards Dr
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania

Shrewsbury Courtyards II

50 Courtyards Dr
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania

Overton Road Apts

Po Box 321
Dushore, Pennsylvania
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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 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 264 affordable apartments for rent in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

Sullivan County features 162 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $652 and $796.

2021 Sullivan County, 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 $537 $635 $724 $1,036 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $483 to $591 $572 to $699 $652 to $796 $932 to $1,140 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sullivan County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 264
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 162
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.

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 $62,200

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 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 $13,650 $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

Cities In Sullivan County

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