Affordable Housing In East Greenwich
Kent County, Rhode Island

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In East Greenwich

Regal Court

33 Long St
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
62+

Marlborough Apartments

206 Marlborough St
East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Shoreside

300 6th Ave
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Trafalgar East Apartments

5300 Post Rd
East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Marlborough Crossing

146 1st Ave
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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Housing Authorities that serve East Greenwich

Housing Authority Programs
East Greenwich Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in East Greenwich, Rhode Island

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 338 affordable apartments for rent in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in East Greenwich, Rhode Island

East Greenwich features 135 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 East Greenwich, Rhode Island

There are 203 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in East Greenwich.

Housing Choice Vouchers in East Greenwich, Rhode Island

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in East Greenwich, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,033 and $1,263.

2021 East Greenwich, 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
East Greenwich, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $848 $955 $1,148 $1,428 $1,714
East Greenwich, Rhode Island Payment Standard Range $763 to $933 $860 to $1,051 $1,033 to $1,263 $1,285 to $1,571 $1,543 to $1,885

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

East Greenwich, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 338
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 135
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

East Greenwich is a city in Kent 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 East Greenwich are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in East Greenwich

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

Area Median Income In East Greenwich

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 East Greenwich, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kent County.

In East Greenwich, 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 East Greenwich

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 East Greenwich

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the East Greenwich 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 East Greenwich 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 East Greenwich 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