Affordable Housing In Brunswick County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brunswick County

Pinecrest Apartments

27 Crestview Rd
Lawrenceville, Virginia
Income Based
2-4 BR

Lawrenceville Manor

501 Walnut Street
Lawrenceville, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Brunswick Manor

300 Union St
Lawrenceville, Virginia

Brunswick Village

100 Brunswick Village Dr
Lawrenceville, Virginia

Brunswick Commons

16 Brunswick Commons Ct
Lawrenceville, Virginia
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Brunswick County, Virginia

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 206 affordable apartments for rent in Brunswick County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Brunswick County, Virginia

Brunswick County features 166 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 Brunswick County, Virginia

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brunswick County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brunswick County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brunswick County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Brunswick County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brunswick County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $632 and $772.

2022 Brunswick 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
Brunswick County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $479 $534 $702 $901 $1,062
Brunswick County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $431 to $527 $481 to $587 $632 to $772 $811 to $991 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brunswick County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 206
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 166
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $36,919 ±$2,485
Median Rent $674 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.84% ± 7.82pp
Total Population 16,930

Population and Household Demographics

Brunswick County is a county in Virginia with a population of 16,930. There are 5,916 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 26.99% of households in Brunswick County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brunswick County

The median gross income for households in Brunswick County is $36,919 a year, or $3,077 a month. The median rent for the county is $674 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brunswick County, a household making less than $2,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Brunswick County.

Area Median Income In Brunswick 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 Brunswick County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,000

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 Brunswick 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 Brunswick County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,900 $23,900 $26,900 $29,850 $32,250 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050

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