Smithfield, Rhode Island Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 194 income based apartments in Smithfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 42 affordable apartments in Smithfield that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Smithfield, Rhode Island

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Smithfield. Go to the Rhode Island Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Smithfield.

Georgiaville Village Green

29 Whipple Avenue
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Esmond Village

1 Sebille Rd
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Rent Assisted

Georgiaville Manor

20 Higgins St
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Smithfield

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City Apartments
Providence, RI Affordable Housing programs support 143 apartment communities in Providence.
Pawtucket, RI Affordable Housing programs support 32 apartment communities in Pawtucket.
Woonsocket, RI Affordable Housing programs support 28 apartment communities in Woonsocket.
East Providence, RI Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in East Providence.
Central Falls, RI Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Central Falls.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Smithfield, Rhode Island

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Smithfield 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)
Go to the Rhode Island Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Smithfield.

Smithfield, Rhode Island Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Smithfield, Rhode Island

Smithfield features 194 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 Smithfield, Rhode Island

There are 42 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Smithfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Smithfield, Rhode Island

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Smithfield, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,268 and $1,550.

2023 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
Smithfield, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $1,066 $1,171 $1,409 $1,715 $2,118
Smithfield, Rhode Island Payment Standard Range $959 to $1,173 $1,054 to $1,288 $1,268 to $1,550 $1,544 to $1,887 $1,906 to $2,330

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Smithfield, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 236
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 194
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

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 Smithfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Smithfield

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

Area Median Income In 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 Smithfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Providence County.

In Smithfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,600

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 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 Smithfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Smithfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Smithfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Smithfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,150 $61,900 $69,650 $77,350 $83,550 $89,750 $95,950 $102,150