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Affordable Housing In Lincoln
Providence County, Rhode Island

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln

Washington Hill Apartments

10 Wake Robin Rd
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Subsidized
62+

Lincoln Lofts

90 Industrial Circle
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Lonsdale Village Revitalization

1638 Lonsdale Ave
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Accepts Vouchers

Lincoln Development

10 Franklin St
Lincoln, Rhode Island

Lonsdale Revitalization

Scattered Sites
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln

Housing Authority Programs
Lincoln Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln, Rhode Island

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 483 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln, Rhode Island

Lincoln features 373 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 Lincoln, Rhode Island

There are 65 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln, Rhode Island

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

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

2020 Lincoln, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 483
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 373
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

Lincoln 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 Lincoln are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln

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

Area Median Income In Lincoln

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

In Lincoln, 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 Lincoln

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 Lincoln

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