Affordable Housing In Middletown
Newport County, Rhode Island

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Middletown

West House

417 Forest Ave
Middletown, Rhode Island
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Freedom House

1409 W Main Rd
Middletown, Rhode Island
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Villa Nia

18 Marshall Ln
Middletown, Rhode Island
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Forest Farms

191 Forest Ave
Middletown, Rhode Island
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Housing Authorities that serve Middletown

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Middletown, Rhode Island

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 125 affordable apartments for rent in Middletown, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Middletown, Rhode Island

Middletown features 75 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 Middletown, Rhode Island

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Middletown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Middletown, Rhode Island

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Middletown, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,352 and $1,652.

2021 Middletown, 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
Middletown, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $1,027 $1,157 $1,502 $2,122 $2,601
Middletown, Rhode Island Payment Standard Range $924 to $1,130 $1,041 to $1,273 $1,352 to $1,652 $1,910 to $2,334 $2,341 to $2,861

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Middletown, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 125
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 75
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

Middletown is a city in Newport 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 Middletown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Middletown

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

Area Median Income In Middletown

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 Middletown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Newport County.

In Middletown, 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 Middletown

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 Middletown

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