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Affordable Housing In Orange County
Vermont

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orange County

Branchwood

17 Pearl St
Randolph, Vermont
Income Based
1-3 BR

Bradford Village Apartments

125 Meadow Lane
Bradford, Vermont
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Hedding Drive

3 Hedding Dr
Randolph, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR

Red Lion Inn

9 Pleasant St
Randolph, Vermont
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Randolph House

65 N Main St
Randolph, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Salisbury Square

34 School St
Randolph, Vermont
$550-820
1-3 BR

Prospect Forest Homes

18 Forest St
Randolph, Vermont
Subsidized

Baldwin Block

31 Main St N
Wells River, Vermont

Randolph Circle

4 Hedding Dr
Randolph, Vermont
Subsidized

Chelsea Court and Homes

11 Riverside Dr
Chelsea, Vermont
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Orange County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Orange County, Vermont

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 389 affordable apartments for rent in Orange County, Vermont.

Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Vermont

Orange County features 222 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 Orange County, Vermont

There are 166 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orange County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orange County, Vermont

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Orange County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Orange County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orange County, Vermont for a two-bedroom apartment is between $884 and $1,080.

2021 Orange County, 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
Orange County, Vermont Fair Market Rent $740 $745 $982 $1,250 $1,352
Orange County, Vermont Payment Standard Range $666 to $814 $671 to $820 $884 to $1,080 $1,125 to $1,375 $1,217 to $1,487

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Orange County, VT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 389
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 222
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $53,869 ±$2,010
Median Rent $836 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.13% ± 6pp
Total Population 28,929

Population and Household Demographics

Orange County is a county in Vermont with a population of 28,929. There are 12,148 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 20.23% of households in Orange County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orange County

The median gross income for households in Orange County is $53,869 a year, or $4,489 a month. The median rent for the county is $836 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orange County, a household making less than $2,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Orange County.

Area Median Income In Orange County

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.

In Orange County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,800

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 Orange County

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 Orange County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,450 $18,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,900 $50,150 $56,400 $62,650 $67,700 $72,700 $77,700 $82,700

Cities In Orange County

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City Served By
Bradford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Braintree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braintree is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Brookfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookfield is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Chelsea The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chelsea is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Corinth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corinth is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Fairlee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairlee is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Newbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newbury is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Orange The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orange is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Randolph The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Randolph is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Strafford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strafford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Thetford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thetford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Topsham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Topsham is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Tunbridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tunbridge is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Vershire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vershire is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Wells River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wells River is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
West Fairlee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Fairlee is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Williamstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamstown is the Vermont State Housing Authority.