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Affordable Housing In Albemarle County
Virginia

131 Low Income Apartment Communities In Albemarle County

Dolly Ann

826 Long Ave
Covington, Virginia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Lafayette Family Apartments

121 Lafayette Blvd
Williamsburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lafayette Square

121 Lafayette Blvd
Williamsburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cedar Square

210 Patrick Ave
Stuart, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Rivermeade Apartments II

100 Townley Ct
Yorktown, Virginia
Call For Rent
2 BR
Subsidized

Lafayette Elderly Apartments

121 Lafayette Blvd
Williamsburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Cricket Hill

21 Saint Ives Court
Mathews, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Yorktown Square I Apartments

100 Barham Blvd
Yorktown, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Parkway Village I & II

1001 Hopeman Pky
Waynesboro, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

East Falls Apartments

2913-A Peyton Randolph Dr.
Falls Church, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Albemarle County

Housing Authority Programs
Albemarle County Office of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Albemarle County, Virginia

There are 131 low income housing apartment communities offering 8,528 affordable apartments for rent in Albemarle County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Albemarle County, Virginia

Albemarle County features 4,719 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 Albemarle County, Virginia

There are 3,786 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Albemarle County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Albemarle County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Albemarle County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Albemarle County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Albemarle County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,139 and $1,393.

2021 Albemarle County, Virginia 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
Albemarle County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $949 $1,077 $1,266 $1,575 $1,965
Albemarle County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $854 to $1,044 $969 to $1,185 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,418 to $1,733 $1,769 to $2,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Albemarle County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 131
Total Low Income Apartments 8,528
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,719
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $68,449 ±$3,020
Median Rent $1,117 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.13% ± 3.13pp
Total Population 103,108

Population and Household Demographics

Albemarle County is a county in Virginia with a population of 103,108. There are 38,853 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 34.93% of households in Albemarle County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Albemarle County

The median gross income for households in Albemarle County is $68,449 a year, or $5,704 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,117 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Albemarle County, a household making less than $3,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Albemarle County.

Area Median Income In Albemarle 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 Albemarle County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,700

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 Albemarle 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 Albemarle County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Albemarle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,700 $22,500 $25,300 $28,100 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Albemarle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,800 $37,500 $42,200 $46,850 $50,600 $54,350 $58,100 $61,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Albemarle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,500 $60,000 $67,500 $74,950 $80,950 $86,950 $92,950 $98,950

Cities In Albemarle County

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City Served By
Alberta The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alberta are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Amelia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Amelia are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Berryville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berryville are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Charles City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Charles City are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Chatham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chatham are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Chilhowie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chilhowie are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Clifton Forge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clifton Forge are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Crozet The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crozet are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Dillwyn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dillwyn are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Drakes Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Drakes Branch are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Esmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Esmont are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Farmville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmville are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Floyd The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Floyd are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Free Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Free Union are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Gretna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gretna are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Hollymead The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hollymead are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Ivy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ivy are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Keysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keysville are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Lebanon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lebanon are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Marion The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marion are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Mathews The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mathews are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Pantops The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pantops are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Piney Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Piney Mountain are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Rivanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rivanna are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Saltville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saltville are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Scottsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scottsville are the Albemarle County Office of Housing and Virginia Housing.
St Paul The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Paul are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Stuart The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stuart are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
University of Virginia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve University of Virginia are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.
Victoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Victoria are the Virginia Housing and Albemarle County Office of Housing.