Affordable Housing In Wyoming County
Pennsylvania

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wyoming County

Winola View

100 Winola View Dr
Factoryville, PA
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Mathewson Park Apartments

6 Maple St
Factoryville, PA
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Phfa Mf - Winola View

Rt 307 At Lake Winola
Lake Winola, PA
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Housing Authorities that serve Wyoming County

Housing Authority Programs
The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 63 affordable apartments for rent in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. Wyoming County features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 63 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wyoming County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wyoming County, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 63
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $51,004 ±$2,194
Median Rent $736 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.97% ± 3.91pp
Total Population 28,147

Population and Household Demographics

Wyoming County is a County in Pennsylvania with a population of 28,147. There are 10,894 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 22.11% of households in Wyoming County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wyoming County

The median gross income for households in Wyoming County is $51,004 a year, or $4,250 a month. The median rent for the county is $736 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wyoming County, a household making less than $2,453 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Wyoming County.1

Area Median Income In Wyoming 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 Wyoming County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000

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 Wyoming 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 Wyoming County HUD Rental Assistance in Wyoming County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,100 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,500 $36,200 $38,900 $41,550 $44,250
80% of Median $37,550 $42,900 $48,250 $53,600 $57,900 $62,200 $66,500 $70,800
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Wyoming County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2003 to 2005, 2 low income apartment communities containing 39 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Wyoming County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Wyoming County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,500 $36,200 $38,900 $41,550 $44,250
60% of Median $28,140 $32,160 $36,180 $40,200 $43,440 $46,680 $49,860 $53,100

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Wyoming County is $36,180 a year, or $3,015 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,015 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $905 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $586 $628 $754 $871 $973 $1,073
60% $704 $754 $905 $1,046 $1,167 $1,287
Fair Market Rents in Wyoming County

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 $657 $803 $1,040 $1,109

Cities In Wyoming County

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City Listings Served By
Factoryville 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Factoryville is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Braintrim 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braintrim is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Clinton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Eaton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eaton is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Exeter 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exeter is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Falls 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Falls is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Forkston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forkston is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Laceyville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laceyville is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Lake Winola 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Winola is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Lemon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lemon is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Mehoopany 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mehoopany is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Meshoppen 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meshoppen is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Meshoppenship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meshoppenship is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Monroe 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Nicholson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicholson is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Nicholsonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicholsonship is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
North Branch 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Branch is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Northmoreland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northmoreland is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Noxen 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Noxen is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Noxenship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Noxenship is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Overfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Overfield is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Tunkhannock 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tunkhannock is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Tunkhannockship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tunkhannockship is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Washington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
West Falls 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Falls is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.
Windham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windham is the The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities.