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Affordable Housing In Rutland County
Vermont

43 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rutland County

Linden Terrace

191 Grove St
Rutland, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Adele Stanley Apartments

5 Cold River Rd
Rutland, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Wallingford House

10 N Main St
Wallingford, Vermont
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Subsidized

Bardwell House

142 Merchants Row
Rutland, Vermont
Subsidized

School House Apartments

88 Main St
Poultney, Vermont
Subsidized

Conant Square

30 Conant Sq
Brandon, Vermont
Subsidized

Colonial Apartments

317 Marble St
West Rutland, Vermont
Subsidized

Parsons Hill

RR 2 Box 4A
Castleton, Vermont
Subsidized

Benson Heights

2747 Stage Rd
Benson, Vermont
Subsidized

Castleton Meadows

148 Castleton Meadows Ln
Castleton, Vermont
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Rutland County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rutland County, Vermont

There are 43 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,293 affordable apartments for rent in Rutland County, Vermont.

Income Based Apartments in Rutland County, Vermont

Rutland County features 876 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 Rutland County, Vermont

There are 417 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rutland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rutland County, Vermont

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rutland County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Rutland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rutland County, Vermont for a two-bedroom apartment is between $848 and $1,036.

2020 Rutland 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
Fair Market Rent $772 $797 $942 $1,293 $1,342
Payment Standard Range $695 to $849 $717 to $877 $848 to $1,036 $1,164 to $1,422 $1,208 to $1,476

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rutland County, VT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 43
Total Low Income Apartments 1,293
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 876
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $49,372 ±$1,961
Median Rent $785 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.41% ± 4.07pp
Total Population 60,530

Population and Household Demographics

Rutland County is a county in Vermont with a population of 60,530. There are 25,459 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 29.93% of households in Rutland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rutland County

The median gross income for households in Rutland County is $49,372 a year, or $4,114 a month. The median rent for the county is $785 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rutland County, a household making less than $2,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Rutland County.

Area Median Income In Rutland 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 Rutland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 Rutland 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 Rutland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,700 $17,950 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,150 $29,850 $33,600 $37,300 $40,300 $43,300 $46,300 $49,250
80% of Median $41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850

Cities In Rutland County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Benson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benson is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Brandon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brandon is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Castleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Castleton is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Chittenden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chittenden is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Clarendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarendon is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Danby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danby is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Fair Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fair Haven is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Hubbardton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hubbardton is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Ira The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ira is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Killington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Killington is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Mendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mendon is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Middletown Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown Springs is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Mount Holly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Holly is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Mount Tabor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Tabor is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Pawlet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pawlet is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Pittsfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittsfield is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Pittsford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittsford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Poultney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poultney is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Proctor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Proctor is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Rutland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rutland are the Rutland Housing Authority and Vermont State Housing Authority.
Shrewsbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shrewsbury is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Sudbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sudbury is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Tinmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tinmouth is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Wallingford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallingford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wells is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
West Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Haven is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
West Rutland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Rutland is the Vermont State Housing Authority.