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Affordable Housing In Putney
Windham County, Vermont

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Putney

Putney Meadows

17 Carol Brown Way
Putney, Vermont
Call For Rent
1 BR

Putney Landing Apartments

23 Neumann Hill Road
Putney, Vermont
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Noyes House

52 Kimball Hill Rd S
Putney, Vermont
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Housing Authorities that serve Putney

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Putney, Vermont

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 61 affordable apartments for rent in Putney, Vermont.

Income Based Apartments in Putney, Vermont

Putney features 28 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 Putney, Vermont

There are 33 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Putney.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Putney, Vermont

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Putney, Vermont for a two-bedroom apartment is between $894 and $1,092.

2021 Putney, 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
Putney, Vermont Fair Market Rent $697 $798 $993 $1,235 $1,347
Putney, Vermont Payment Standard Range $627 to $767 $718 to $878 $894 to $1,092 $1,112 to $1,359 $1,212 to $1,482

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Putney, VT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 61
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.55%
Average Renter Household Size 1.30
Average Household Size 1.75
Median Household Income $44,444 ±$17,060
Median Rent $751 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.74% ± 19.92pp
Total Population 395

Population and Household Demographics

Putney is a city in Windham County, Vermont with a population of 395. There are 224 households in the city with an average household size of 1.75 persons. 49.55% of households in Putney are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Putney

The median gross income for households in Putney is $44,444 a year, or $3,704 a month. The median rent for the city is $751 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Putney, a household making less than $2,503 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Putney.

Area Median Income In Putney

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 Putney, the AMI is calculated from all households within Windham County.

In Putney, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,900

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 Putney

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 Putney

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Putney AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,700 $17,950 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Putney AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,150 $29,850 $33,600 $37,300 $40,300 $43,300 $46,300 $49,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Putney AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850