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Affordable Housing In Venango County
Pennsylvania

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Venango County

Seneca Court Apartments

232 Seneca Street
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR

Seneca Woods

215 Saint Charles St
Seneca, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Pin Oak Village

139 Acorn Dr
Seneca, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Towne Towers

7 E 2nd St
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Ranch Street Apartments

150 Ranch St
Seneca, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Luther Place

1 Sycamore St
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Century Scattered Sites

303 Fern Ct
Oil City, Pennsylvania

Cherry Hill Apartments

19 Rockwood Ave
Oil City, Pennsylvania

Moran Siverly

110 Moran St
Oil City, Pennsylvania

Clintonville Apts-

112 Butler St
Clintonville, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Venango County

Housing Authority Programs
Venango County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Oil City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Venango County, Pennsylvania

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 490 affordable apartments for rent in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Venango County, Pennsylvania

Venango County features 466 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 Venango County, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Venango County, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Venango County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Venango 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 $563 $572 $714 $890 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $515 to $629 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Venango County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 490
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 466
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $43,644 ±$1,393
Median Rent $578 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.21% ± 3.52pp
Total Population 53,906

Population and Household Demographics

Venango County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 53,906. There are 22,129 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 23.71% of households in Venango County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Venango County

The median gross income for households in Venango County is $43,644 a year, or $3,637 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 Venango County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Venango County.

Area Median Income In Venango 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 Venango County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Venango 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 Venango 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 Venango County

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City Served By
Barkeyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barkeyville are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Canal The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Canal are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Cherrytree The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cherrytree are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clinton are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Clintonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clintonville are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Cooperstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cooperstown are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Cornplanter The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cornplanter are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Cranberry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cranberry are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Franklin are the Housing Authority of the City of Franklin, Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Frenchcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frenchcreek are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Hannasville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hannasville are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Hasson Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hasson Heights are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Irwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Irwin are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Kennerdell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kennerdell are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Mineral The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mineral are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Oakland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakland are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Oil City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oil City are the Oil City Housing Authority and Venango County Housing Authority.
Oil Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oil Creek are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Pinegrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pinegrove are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Pleasantville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasantville are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Plum The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plum are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Polk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Polk are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
President The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve President are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richland are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Rockland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockland are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Rouseville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rouseville are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Sandycreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sandycreek are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Scrubgrass The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scrubgrass are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Seneca The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seneca are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Sugarcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sugarcreek are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Utica The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Utica are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Victory The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Victory are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.
Woodland Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodland Heights are the Venango County Housing Authority and Oil City Housing Authority.