Affordable Housing In Washington
Franklin County, Pennsylvania

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington

Burkett Place

200 Burkett Lane
Washington, PA
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Maple Terrace / Maple Terrace View

1100 Maple Terrace
Washington, PA

Jollick Manor

100 Crumrine Tower
Washington, PA

Independent Living Washington

118 Linn Ave
Washington, PA
Disabled Supportive Housing

Everyday Living

690 Hewitt Ave
Washington, PA
Disabled Supportive Housing

Washington Arbors

154 N College St
Washington, PA

Bellmead Apartments

815 S Main St
Washington, PA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Belvedere Acres

40 Bel Air Dr
Washington, PA


400 Hancock St
Washington, PA

Thomas Campbell

850 Beech St
Washington, PA

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington, Pennsylvania

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 865 affordable apartments for rent in Washington, Pennsylvania. Washington features 812 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 53 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Washington, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 865
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 812
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

Washington is a City in Franklin 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 Washington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washington

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

Area Median Income In Washington

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 Washington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In Washington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,400

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 Washington

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 Washington HUD Rental Assistance in Washington

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,750 $30,600 $34,400 $38,200 $41,300 $44,350 $47,400 $50,450
80% of Median $42,800 $48,900 $55,000 $61,100 $66,000 $70,900 $75,800 $80,700
Fair Market Rents in Washington

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$566 $660 $869 $1,129 $1,177