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Affordable Housing In Johnston
Providence County, Rhode Island

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnston

The Ledges at Johnston

145 Federal Way
Johnston, Rhode Island
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cherry Hill Apartments

204 Greenville Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island
Income Based
1-2 BR

Park Plaza

20 Park St
Johnston, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Cedar Spring Terrace

1720 Atwood Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island
Elderly Supportive Housing

Simmons Village II

345 Simmonsville Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island

Simmons Village IIi

349 Simmonsville Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island

Cara Estates

1247 Atwood Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island
Disabled Supportive Housing

Simmons Village I

343 Simmonsville Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island

Allegria Court

Nardolillo St
Johnston, Rhode Island
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ralph R Arusso Apartments

150 Greenville Ave
Johnston, Rhode Island
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Johnston

Housing Authority Programs
Johnston 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 Johnston, Rhode Island

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,148 affordable apartments for rent in Johnston, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Johnston, Rhode Island

Johnston features 826 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 Johnston, Rhode Island

There are 322 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnston, Rhode Island

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnston, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $968 and $1,183.

2020 Johnston, 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
Fair Market Rent $794 $898 $1,075 $1,340 $1,591
Payment Standard Range $715 to $873 $808 to $988 $968 to $1,183 $1,206 to $1,474 $1,432 to $1,750

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Johnston, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 1,148
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 826
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

Johnston 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 Johnston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnston

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

Area Median Income In Johnston

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

In Johnston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,000

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 Johnston

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 Johnston

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,300 $20,900 $23,500 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,500 $47,000 $50,500 $53,950 $57,450
80% of Median $48,750 $55,700 $62,650 $69,600 $75,200 $80,750 $86,350 $91,900