Affordable Housing In Woodlyn
Delaware County, Pennsylvania

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodlyn

Kinder Park

1855 Constitution Ave
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

Howard C Kinder Park

1513 Constitution Ave
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Woodlyn, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 322 affordable apartments for rent in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania.

Income Based Apartments in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

Woodlyn features 322 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 Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Woodlyn landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Woodlyn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,323 and $1,617.

2023 Woodlyn, 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
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania Fair Market Rent $1,081 $1,218 $1,470 $1,789 $2,079
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania Payment Standard Range $973 to $1,189 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,323 to $1,617 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,871 to $2,287

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Woodlyn, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 322
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 322
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $56,734 ±$8,102
Median Rent $749 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.88% ± 10.41pp
Total Population 10,249

Population and Household Demographics

Woodlyn is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania with a population of 10,249. There are 3,800 households in the city with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 31.87% of households in Woodlyn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woodlyn

The median gross income for households in Woodlyn is $56,734 a year, or $4,728 a month. The median rent for the city is $749 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woodlyn, a household making less than $2,497 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Woodlyn.

Area Median Income In Woodlyn

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 Woodlyn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delaware County.

In Woodlyn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,400

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 Woodlyn

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 Woodlyn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Woodlyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woodlyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,900 $42,200 $47,450 $52,700 $56,950 $61,150 $65,350 $69,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woodlyn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$59,050 $67,450 $75,900 $84,300 $91,050 $97,800 $104,550 $111,300