Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Tioga County, PA

Discover affordable housing in Tioga County where there are 16+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mansfield Court

20 4th St, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

Tioga View Apartments

40 Mansfield Village, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

Pinnacle Towers

10 Cole St., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 16901

Hillview Apartments

150 North St. and 225 Lincoln St, Westfield, Pennsylvania 16950

Fellows Town Apartments

22 Charleston St, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 16901

Tabor Townhouse

Tabor Street, Blossburg, Pennsylvania 16912

Park Hill Manor

21 Grant St, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 16901

Sherwood Manor

1 Novelty Place, Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

Riverside Manor

250 Race St., Westfield, Pennsylvania 16950

Lawrenceville Family Apartments

Center, Mechanic, & State St., Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania 16929

Nelson Family Apartments

Pease Hill Rd. & Capitol Dr., Nelson, Pennsylvania 16940

Lawrenceville Elderly Apartments

42 Main St., Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania 16929

Nelson Elderly Apartments

125 Village Dr., Nelson, Pennsylvania 16940

Riverside Park

1-30 Diehr St. & Main St., Blossburg, Pennsylvania 16912

Riverside Manor

42 Main St, Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania 16929

Sherwood Manor

145A Taber St, Blossburg, Pennsylvania 16912

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Tioga County, Pennsylvania
$9.04 (+125%) more than Pennsylvania minimum wage and $9.04 (+125%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Tioga County, Pennsylvania?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tioga County.

How many renters live in Tioga County, Pennsylvania?

The County of Tioga County has 41,186 people living in 16,583 households.

There are 8,691 renters living in 3,917 renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.1 percent of the population living in Tioga County.

What is the rental market like in Tioga County, Pennsylvania?

There are an estimated 21,545 housing units in the Tioga County area. Of these, 4,141 units are rental homes, making up 19 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Tioga County?

The rental vacancy rate in Tioga County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Tioga County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Tioga County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
154 764 1,130 1,487 312
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Tioga County

A large number of apartments in Tioga County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Tioga County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Tioga County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $583 to $1,181. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $583
One BR $658
Two BR $860
Three BR $1,117
Four BR $1,181
2024 Fair Market Rents in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Tioga County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 115 75 percent
One BR 513 67 percent
Two BR 588 52 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

How many affordable rental units are in Tioga County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Tioga County, Pennsylvania including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 136
Public Housing 457
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 50
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Tioga County features 682 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 Tioga County, Pennsylvania

There are 51 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tioga County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tioga County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tioga County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tioga County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.