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Affordable Housing In Northfield
Washington County, Vermont

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Northfield

Dogwood Glen Elderly Apartments

67 Dogwood Glen Dr
Northfield, Vermont
Subsidized

Green Mountain Apartments

144 Wall St
Northfield, Vermont
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Housing Authorities that serve Northfield

Housing Authority Programs
Vermont State Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Northfield, Vermont

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 126 affordable apartments for rent in Northfield, Vermont.

Income Based Apartments in Northfield, Vermont

Northfield features 96 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 Northfield, Vermont

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Northfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Northfield, Vermont

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Northfield, Vermont for a two-bedroom apartment is between $977 and $1,195.

2021 Northfield, Vermont 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
Northfield, Vermont Fair Market Rent $717 $824 $1,086 $1,358 $1,532
Northfield, Vermont Payment Standard Range $645 to $789 $742 to $906 $977 to $1,195 $1,222 to $1,494 $1,379 to $1,685

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Northfield, VT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 126
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
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

Northfield is a city in Washington County, Vermont with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Northfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Northfield

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

Area Median Income In Northfield

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 Northfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Northfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,300

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 Northfield

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 Northfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Northfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Northfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Northfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850