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Affordable Housing In Pascoag
Providence County, Rhode Island

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pascoag

Greenridge Commons

124 Garvy Ledges Ln
Pascoag, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Bradford Court

45 N Main St
Pascoag, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Pascoag, Rhode Island

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 194 affordable apartments for rent in Pascoag, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in Pascoag, Rhode Island

Pascoag 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 Pascoag, Rhode Island

There are 194 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pascoag.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pascoag, Rhode Island

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pascoag landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Pascoag.

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

2020 Pascoag, 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.

Pascoag, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 194
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $51,291 ±$3,343
Median Rent $928 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.26% ± 15.24pp
Total Population 4,583

Population and Household Demographics

Pascoag is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island with a population of 4,583. There are 1,709 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 41.6% of households in Pascoag are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pascoag

The median gross income for households in Pascoag is $51,291 a year, or $4,274 a month. The median rent for the city is $928 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pascoag, a household making less than $3,093 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Pascoag.

Area Median Income In Pascoag

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

In Pascoag, 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 Pascoag

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 Pascoag

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