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Affordable Housing In Washington
Franklin County, Pennsylvania

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington

Burkett Place

200 Burkett Lane
Washington, Pennsylvania
$661-799
2-3 BR

Washington Trust Apartments

6 South Main Street
Washington, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Maple Terrace / Maple Terrace View

1100 Maple Terrace
Washington, Pennsylvania
Accessible

Jollick Manor

100 Crumrine Tower
Washington, Pennsylvania

Lincoln Terrace / Highland Ave. Apartments

266 North Lincoln Street
Washington, Pennsylvania

Bassettown Manor

39 North Main Street
Washington, Pennsylvania

Independent Living Washington

118 Linn Ave
Washington, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Everyday Living

690 Hewitt Ave
Washington, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Washington Arbors

154 N College St
Washington, Pennsylvania
Subsidized

Bellmead Apartments

815 S Main St
Washington, Pennsylvania
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Franklin County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington, Pennsylvania

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 965 affordable apartments for rent in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Washington, Pennsylvania

Washington features 912 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 Washington, Pennsylvania

There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washington, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $807 and $987.

2021 Washington, 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 $647 $681 $897 $1,197 $1,227
Payment Standard Range $582 to $712 $613 to $749 $807 to $987 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,104 to $1,350

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Washington, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 965
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 912
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 $78,300

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 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 $16,450 $18,800 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
80% of Median $43,900 $50,150 $56,400 $62,650 $67,700 $72,700 $77,700 $82,700