Affordable Housing In Berryville
Albemarle County, Virginia

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Berryville

Johnson Williams Apartments

301 Josephine St
Berryville, Virginia
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Orchard Court

117 Page St
Berryville, Virginia

Washington Square II

17 E Main St
Berryville, Virginia

Mary Hardesty House

218 Mosby Blvd
Berryville, Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Berryville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Berryville, Virginia

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Berryville, Virginia

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Berryville, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Berryville, Virginia

Berryville features 40 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 Berryville, Virginia

There are 128 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Berryville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Berryville, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Berryville, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,138 and $1,390.

2022 Berryville, 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
Berryville, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,024 $1,063 $1,264 $1,562 $1,959
Berryville, Virginia Payment Standard Range $922 to $1,126 $957 to $1,169 $1,138 to $1,390 $1,406 to $1,718 $1,763 to $2,155

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Berryville, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $56,591 ±$13,382
Median Rent $993 ±$100
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.7% ± 22.3pp
Total Population 4,267

Population and Household Demographics

Berryville is a city in Albemarle County, Virginia with a population of 4,267. There are 1,554 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 39.32% of households in Berryville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Berryville

The median gross income for households in Berryville is $56,591 a year, or $4,716 a month. The median rent for the city is $993 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Berryville, a household making less than $3,310 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Berryville.

Area Median Income In Berryville

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Berryville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Albemarle County.

In Berryville, 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 Berryville

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 Berryville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Berryville 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 Berryville 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 Berryville 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