Affordable Housing In North Smithfield
Providence County, Rhode Island

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In North Smithfield

The Meadows

2 Village Way
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Deerfield Commons I

190 Saint Paul St
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Gatewood Apartments

403 Mendon Rd
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Colonial Village

Colonial Village
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve North Smithfield

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 North Smithfield, Rhode Island

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 295 affordable apartments for rent in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in North Smithfield, Rhode Island

North Smithfield features 60 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 North Smithfield, Rhode Island

There are 235 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Smithfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Smithfield, Rhode Island

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

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

2020 North Smithfield, 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.

North Smithfield, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 295
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
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

North Smithfield 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 North Smithfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Smithfield

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

Area Median Income In North Smithfield

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

In North Smithfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,900

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 North Smithfield

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 North Smithfield

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,200 $19,650 $22,100 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100
80% of Median $45,850 $52,400 $58,950 $65,500 $70,750 $76,000 $81,250 $86,500