Tioga County, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 737 income based apartments in Tioga County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Tioga County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Tioga County. Go to the Pennsylvania Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Tioga County.

Tioga View Apartments

40 Mansfield Village
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Pinnacle Towers

10 Cole St.
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Fellows Town Apartments

22 Charleston St
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Park Hill Manor

21 Grant St
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible

Riverside Park

1-30 Diehr St. & Main St.
Blossburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible

Sherwood Manor

1 Novelty Place
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
55+
Accessible

Riverside Manor

250 Race St.
Westfield, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible

Tabor Townhouse

Tabor Street
Blossburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Hillview Apartments

150 North St. and 225 Lincoln St
Westfield, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Lawrenceville Family Apartments

Center, Mechanic, & State St.
Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
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Affordable Housing In Tioga County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Tioga County

City Apartments
Blossburg, PA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Blossburg.
Lawrenceville, PA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Lawrenceville.
Mansfield, PA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Mansfield.
Wellsboro, PA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Wellsboro.
Nelson, PA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Nelson.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Tioga County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Pennsylvania Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tioga County.

Tioga County, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Tioga County features 737 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 0 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 $786 and $960.

2023 Tioga 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
Tioga County, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $584 $663 $873 $1,137 $1,253
Tioga County, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $597 to $729 $786 to $960 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,128 to $1,378

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tioga County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 808
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 737
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $46,494 ±$1,258
Median Rent $688 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.87% ± 3.24pp
Total Population 42,284

Population and Household Demographics

Tioga County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 42,284. There are 16,611 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 25.68% of households in Tioga County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tioga County

The median gross income for households in Tioga County is $46,494 a year, or $3,875 a month. The median rent for the county is $688 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tioga County, a household making less than $2,293 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Tioga County.

Area Median Income In Tioga 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 Tioga County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,000

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 Tioga 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 Tioga County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tioga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tioga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tioga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900