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Affordable Housing In Thornhurst
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Housing Authorities that serve Thornhurst

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Thornhurst, Pennsylvania

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

Income Based Apartments in Thornhurst, Pennsylvania

Thornhurst 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 Thornhurst, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Thornhurst, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Thornhurst, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2020 Thornhurst, 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 $566 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $591 to $723 $723 to $883 $936 to $1,144 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Thornhurst, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Thornhurst is a city in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Thornhurst are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Thornhurst

The median gross income for households in Thornhurst is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Thornhurst

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 Thornhurst, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lackawanna County.

In Thornhurst, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,700

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 Thornhurst

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 Thornhurst

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,100 $28,700 $32,300 $35,850 $38,750 $41,600 $44,500 $47,350
80% of Median $40,150 $45,900 $51,650 $57,350 $61,950 $66,550 $71,150 $75,750