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Affordable Housing In Zelienople
Butler County, Pennsylvania

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Zelienople

Luther Court

700 S Green Ln
Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Elderly Supportive Housing

Maple Court Apartments

214 S High St
Zelienople, Pennsylvania
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Housing Authorities that serve Zelienople

Housing Authority Programs
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 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
Total Population 3,766

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