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Affordable Housing In Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania

68 Low Income Apartment Communities In Westmoreland County

Greenwood Apartments

101 Lincoln Ave
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1 BR
62+

Walkers Ridge

5000 Walkers Trl
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
$663-830
2-3 BR

Jeannette Gardens

922 Evans St
Jeannette, Pennsylvania
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Derry Round House Court

120 Hays St
Derry, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Filbern Manor

410 N. Water St. Ste. A
West Newton, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Citizen's Plaza(Nu-Ken Towers)

700 4th Avenue
New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

New Stanton Commons

Sunny Ln
Hunker, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Scottdale Plaza Apartments

5 Centennial Way
Scottdale, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Independence Apartments

919 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+

Pershing Square

209 W 3rd St
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Westmoreland County

Housing Authority Programs
Westmoreland County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

There are 68 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,770 affordable apartments for rent in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Westmoreland County features 3,947 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 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

There are 823 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westmoreland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Westmoreland County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Westmoreland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $801 and $979.

2020 Westmoreland 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 $661 $727 $890 $1,137 $1,248
Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $654 to $800 $801 to $979 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Westmoreland County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 68
Total Low Income Apartments 4,770
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,947
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $52,247 ±$551
Median Rent $654 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.76% ± 1.9pp
Total Population 361,251

Population and Household Demographics

Westmoreland County is a county in Pennsylvania with a population of 361,251. There are 151,173 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 23.35% of households in Westmoreland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westmoreland County

The median gross income for households in Westmoreland County is $52,247 a year, or $4,354 a month. The median rent for the county is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westmoreland County, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Westmoreland County.

Area Median Income In Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,450 $19,950 $22,450 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% of Median $46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650

Cities In Westmoreland County

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City Served By
Adamsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adamsburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Arnold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arnold is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Arona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arona is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Avonmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avonmore is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Bell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bell is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Bolivar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bolivar is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Bradenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradenville is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Calumet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calumet is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Collinsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Collinsburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Cook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cook is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Crabtree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crabtree is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Delmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delmont is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Derry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derry is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Derryship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derryship is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Donegal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donegal is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Donegalship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donegalship is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
East Huntingdon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Huntingdon is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
East Vandergrift The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Vandergrift is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Export The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Export is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Fellsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fellsburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Grapeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grapeville is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Greensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greensburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Harrison City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrison City is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Hempfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hempfield is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Herminie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herminie is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Hostetter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hostetter is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Hunker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunker is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Hyde Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hyde Park is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Irwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Irwin is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Jeannette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jeannette is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Latrobe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Latrobe is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Laurel Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laurel Mountain is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Lawson Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lawson Heights is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Level Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Level Green is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Ligonier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ligonier is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Ligoniership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ligoniership is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Lower Burrell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Burrell is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Loyalhanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loyalhanna is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Loyalhannaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loyalhannaship is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Madison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Mammoth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mammoth is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manor is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Millwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millwood is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Monessen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monessen is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasant is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasantship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasantship is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Murrysville municipality The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murrysville municipality is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
New Alexandria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Alexandria is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
New Florence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Florence is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
New Kensington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Kensington is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
New Stanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Stanton is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
North Belle Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Belle Vernon is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
North Huntingdon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Huntingdon is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
North Irwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Irwin is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Norvelt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norvelt is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Oklahoma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oklahoma is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Penn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penn is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Pennship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pennship is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Rostraver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rostraver is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Scottdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scottdale is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Seward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seward is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Sewickley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sewickley is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Slickville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slickville is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Smithton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithton is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
South Greensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Greensburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
South Huntingdon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Huntingdon is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Southwest Greensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southwest Greensburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
St. Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Clair is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
St. Vincent College The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Vincent College is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Sutersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sutersville is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Unity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unity is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Upper Burrell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Burrell is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Vandergrift The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vandergrift is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Webster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Webster is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
West Leechburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Leechburg is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
West Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Newton is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Wyano The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyano is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Youngstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Youngstown is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Youngwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Youngwood is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.
Yukon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yukon is the Westmoreland County Housing Authority.