Affordable Housing In Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Susquehanna County

William Penn Apartments

331 Main St
Forest City, PA
Subsidized

Kime Apartments

321 Main St
Great Bend, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harford Village Apartments

23 School St
Harford, PA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Montrose Square

15 Church St
Montrose, PA
Subsidized

Emerson Southgate Apartments

3 Lackawanna Ave
Hallstead, PA
Accepts Vouchers

Hj Emerson Apartments

91 Lackawanna Ave
Hallstead, PA
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Susquehanna County

Housing Authority Programs
Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 264 affordable apartments for rent in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Susquehanna County features 240 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 Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Susquehanna County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Susquehanna County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Susquehanna County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $697 and $851.

2020 Susquehanna 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 $504 $596 $774 $1,014 $1,145
Payment Standard Range $454 to $554 $536 to $656 $697 to $851 $913 to $1,115 $1,031 to $1,260

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Susquehanna County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 264
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 240
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $50,477 ±$1,686
Median Rent $714 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.06% ± 3.6pp
Total Population 42,369

Population and Household Demographics

Susquehanna County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 42,369. There are 17,487 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 23.25% of households in Susquehanna County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Susquehanna County

The median gross income for households in Susquehanna County is $50,477 a year, or $4,206 a month. The median rent for the county is $714 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Susquehanna County, a household making less than $2,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Susquehanna County.1

Area Median Income In Susquehanna 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 Susquehanna County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Susquehanna 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 Susquehanna County HUD Rental Assistance in Susquehanna County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Susquehanna County

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City Listings Served By
Great Bend 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Great Bend is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hallstead 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hallstead is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Forest City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest City is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Montrose 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montrose is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Apolacon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Apolacon is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ararat 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ararat is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Auburn 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bridgewater 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgewater is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brooklyn 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooklyn is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Choconut 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Choconut is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Clifford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clifford is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dimock 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dimock is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Forest Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Lake is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Franklin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Friendsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendsville is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gibson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibson is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Great Bendship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Great Bendship is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Harford 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harford is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Harmony 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmony is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Herrick 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herrick is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hop Bottom 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hop Bottom is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jackson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jessup 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jessup is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lanesboro 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lanesboro is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lathrop 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lathrop is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lenox 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lenox is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Liberty 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Little Meadows 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Meadows is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Middletown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Milford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Milford is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Milfordship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Milfordship is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oakland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oaklandship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oaklandship is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rush 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rush is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Silver Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Lake is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Springville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springville is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Susquehanna Depot 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Susquehanna Depot is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Thompson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompson is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Thompsonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompsonship is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Union Dale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union Dale is the Susquehanna County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.