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Affordable Housing In Rutland County
Vermont

43 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rutland County

Tuttle Block

9 Center St
Rutland, Vermont

Autumn Leaves the Fucci Co

1 Autumn Way
Poultney, Vermont

Maple Village

72 Pine St
Rutland, Vermont
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rutland Afs Scattered Sites

44 Allen St
Rutland, Vermont

Vermont

12 Hopkins St
Rutland, Vermont

The Owen House

3 Union St
Fair Haven, Vermont
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Forest Park West, Phase I

12 Hickory St
Rutland, Vermont

Stanislaus Housing

95 Barnes St
West Rutland, Vermont

The Harvey House

1997 Main St
Castleton, Vermont
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Heritage Court

624 York St
Poultney, 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 $826 and $1,010.

2021 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
Rutland County, Vermont Fair Market Rent $764 $779 $918 $1,252 $1,378
Rutland County, Vermont Payment Standard Range $688 to $840 $701 to $857 $826 to $1,010 $1,127 to $1,377 $1,240 to $1,516

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 $74,600

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rutland 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 Rutland 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 Rutland 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 Rutland County

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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.