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Affordable Housing In Smithfield
Providence County, Rhode Island

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Smithfield

Georgiaville Village Green

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

Esmond Village

1 Sebille Rd
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Subsidized

Georgiaville Manor

20 Higgins St
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Smithfield

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Smithfield, Rhode Island

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 236 affordable apartments for rent in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

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 $968 and $1,183.

2020 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.

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 $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 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

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