Affordable Housing In Greene
Kent County, Rhode Island

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene, Rhode Island

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Greene, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Greene, Rhode Island

Greene features 0 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 Greene, Rhode Island

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene, Rhode Island

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

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

2021 Greene, 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
Greene, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $848 $955 $1,148 $1,428 $1,714
Greene, 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.

Greene, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.13%
Average Renter Household Size 4.55
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $97,500 ±$11,193
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 77.42pp
Total Population 863

Population and Household Demographics

Greene is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island with a population of 863. There are 306 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 10.13% of households in Greene are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene

The median gross income for households in Greene is $97,500 a year, or $8,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene.

Area Median Income In Greene

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

In Greene, 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 Greene

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 Greene

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greene 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 Greene 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 Greene 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