Affordable Housing In Cumberland
Providence County, Rhode Island

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cumberland

Main Street Phase III

22 Main St
Cumberland, Rhode Island

Valley View Elderly Housing

10 Manville Hill Rd
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Bear Hill Village

156 Bear Hill Rd
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Chimney Hill

2065 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Jenks Woods Apartments

25 Flat St
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverside Village

1 Flat St
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Cumberland Manor

1 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, Rhode Island

Factory Street

29 Main St
Cumberland, Rhode Island

Berkeley Village

16 Woodward St
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cumberland, Rhode Island

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 Cumberland, Rhode Island

Housing Authority Programs
Cumberland Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cumberland, Rhode Island

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 718 affordable apartments for rent in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Cumberland, Rhode Island

Cumberland features 624 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 Cumberland, Rhode Island

There are 94 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cumberland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cumberland, Rhode Island

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cumberland landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cumberland.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cumberland, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,111 and $1,357.

2022 Cumberland, Rhode Island 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
Cumberland, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $913 $1,026 $1,234 $1,525 $1,868
Cumberland, Rhode Island Payment Standard Range $822 to $1,004 $923 to $1,129 $1,111 to $1,357 $1,373 to $1,678 $1,681 to $2,055

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cumberland, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 624
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Cumberland is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Cumberland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cumberland

The median gross income for households in Cumberland is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Cumberland

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 Cumberland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Providence County.

In Cumberland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,500

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 Cumberland

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 Cumberland

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cumberland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cumberland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,300 $34,600 $38,950 $43,250 $46,750 $50,200 $53,650 $57,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cumberland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,450 $55,400 $62,300 $69,200 $74,750 $80,300 $85,850 $91,350