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Riverside Manor

250 Race St.
Westfield, Pennsylvania
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1 BR

Hillview Apartments

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

There are 0 low-income apartments in Westfield that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 70 low-income homes in Westfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 24th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Westfield, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Tioga 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 Westfield.

Westfield, Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Westfield, Pennsylvania

Westfield features 70 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 Westfield, Pennsylvania

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westfield, Pennsylvania

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westfield, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $786 and $960.

2023 Westfield, 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
Westfield, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $584 $663 $873 $1,137 $1,253
Westfield, 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 research.

Westfield, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 70
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $29,653 ±$6,526
Median Rent $438 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.69% ± 11.22pp
Total Population 1,143

Population and Household Demographics

Westfield is a city in Tioga County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,143. There are 465 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 49.68% of households in Westfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westfield

The median gross income for households in Westfield is $29,653 a year, or $2,471 a month. The median rent for the city is $438 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westfield, a household making less than $1,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Westfield.

Area Median Income In Westfield

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 Westfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tioga County.

In Westfield, 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 Westfield

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 Westfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield 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