There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opening soon in Appomattox County.


Walter Gum

151 Rose Ln
Appomattox, Virginia
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Disabled Supportive Housing


151 Bradford Ln
Appomattox, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Appomattox Group Home

RR 4 Box 78B
Appomattox, Virginia
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

There are 48 low-income apartments in Appomattox County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 34 low-income homes in Appomattox County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $249 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on December 17th, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing In Appomattox County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Appomattox County

City Apartments
Appomattox, VA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Appomattox.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Appomattox County, Virginia

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Nelson County Community Development Foundation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Virginia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Appomattox County.

Appomattox County, Virginia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Appomattox County, Virginia

Appomattox County features 34 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 Appomattox County, Virginia

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Appomattox County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Appomattox County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Appomattox County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Appomattox County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Appomattox County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $837 and $1,023.

2023 Appomattox 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
Appomattox County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $805 $819 $930 $1,264 $1,393
Appomattox County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $725 to $886 $737 to $901 $837 to $1,023 $1,138 to $1,390 $1,254 to $1,532

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Appomattox County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 82
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 34
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $48,823 ±$2,438
Median Rent $695 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.17% ± 7.88pp
Total Population 15,208

Population and Household Demographics

Appomattox County is a county in Virginia with a population of 15,208. There are 5,931 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 19.17% of households in Appomattox County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Appomattox County

The median gross income for households in Appomattox County is $48,823 a year, or $4,069 a month. The median rent for the county is $695 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Appomattox County, a household making less than $2,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Appomattox County.

Area Median Income In Appomattox 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 Appomattox County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,900

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 Appomattox 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 Appomattox County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Appomattox County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $18,950 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Appomattox County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Appomattox County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,200 $50,500 $56,800 $63,100 $68,150 $73,200 $78,250 $83,300