Affordable Housing In Zelienople
2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Zelienople
Housing Authorities that serve Zelienople
|Housing Authority of the County of Butler||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Zelienople, Pennsylvania
There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 232 affordable apartments for rent in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.
Income Based Apartments in Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Zelienople features 232 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 Zelienople, Pennsylvania
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Zelienople.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Zelienople, Pennsylvania
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Zelienople landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Zelienople.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania for a two-bedroom apartment is between $846 and $1,034.
2021 Zelienople, 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||$714||$772||$940||$1,206||$1,321|
|Payment Standard Range||$643 to $785||$695 to $849||$846 to $1,034||$1,085 to $1,327||$1,189 to $1,453|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Zelienople, PA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||2|
|Total Low Income Apartments||232|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||232|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||50.27%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.55|
|Average Household Size||2.05|
|Median Household Income||$42,600 ±$10,029|
|Median Rent||$814 ±$106|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||50.87% ± 17.41pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Zelienople is a city in Butler County, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,766. There are 1,834 households in the city with an average household size of 2.05 persons. 50.27% of households in Zelienople are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Zelienople
The median gross income for households in Zelienople is $42,600 a year, or $3,550 a month. The median rent for the city is $814 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Zelienople, a household making less than $2,713 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Zelienople.
Area Median Income In Zelienople
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 Zelienople, the AMI is calculated from all households within Butler County.
In Zelienople, 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 Zelienople
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 Zelienople
|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|