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Affordable Housing In Windham County
Vermont

48 Low Income Apartment Communities In Windham County

Putney Meadows

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

Mary Exner Block

7 Canal St
Bellows Falls, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR

Canal House

45 Rockingham St
Bellows Falls, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Howard Block

61 The Sq
Bellows Falls, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR

Abbott Neighborhood Housing

10 Canal St
Brattleboro, Vermont
$575
1 BR

Butterfield Townhomes

6 Butterfield Dr
Dover, Vermont
Income Based
2-3 BR

Butterfield Senior Housing

15 Butterfield Dr
Dover, Vermont
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accessible
62+

Sadawga Springs

9 School St
Whitingham, Vermont
Income Based
1-3 BR

Saxtons River Family Housing

6 River St
Saxtons River, Vermont
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Westminster Family Housing

RR 5
Westminster, Vermont
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Windham County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Windham County, Vermont

There are 48 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,533 affordable apartments for rent in Windham County, Vermont.

Income Based Apartments in Windham County, Vermont

Windham County features 825 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 Windham County, Vermont

There are 708 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Windham County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Windham County, Vermont

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

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

2021 Windham 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 $697 $798 $993 $1,235 $1,347
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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Windham County, VT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 48
Total Low Income Apartments 1,533
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 825
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.06
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $51,045 ±$1,843
Median Rent $849 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.35% ± 4.56pp
Total Population 43,858

Population and Household Demographics

Windham County is a county in Vermont with a population of 43,858. There are 19,057 households in the county with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 30.8% of households in Windham County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Windham County

The median gross income for households in Windham County is $51,045 a year, or $4,254 a month. The median rent for the county is $849 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Windham County, a household making less than $2,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Windham County.

Area Median Income In Windham 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 Windham County, 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 Windham 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 Windham 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 Windham County

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City Served By
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Bellows Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellows Falls is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Brattleboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brattleboro are the Brattleboro Housing Authority and Vermont State Housing Authority.
Brookline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookline is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Dover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dover is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Dummerston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dummerston is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Grafton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grafton is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Guilford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Guilford is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Halifax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halifax is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Jacksonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonville is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Jamaica The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamaica is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Londonderry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Londonderry is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Marlboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlboro is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Newfane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newfane is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
North Westminster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Westminster is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Putney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Putney is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Rockingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockingham is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Saxtons River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saxtons River is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerset is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Stratton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stratton is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Townshend The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Townshend is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Wardsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wardsboro is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
West Brattleboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Brattleboro is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Westminster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westminster is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Whitingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitingham is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Wilmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmington is the Vermont State Housing Authority.
Windham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windham is the Vermont State Housing Authority.