Affordable Housing In Chantilly
Fairfax County, Virginia

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chantilly

Chantilly Mews

4151 Chantilly Lace Ct
Chantilly, Virginia
Income Based
1-3 BR

The Abbey at South Riding

43001 Thoroughgood Dr
Chantilly, Virginia

Chantilly Crossing ( Aka Westgate )

13950 Rockland Village Dr
Chantilly, Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Chantilly, 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 Chantilly, Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chantilly, Virginia

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 578 affordable apartments for rent in Chantilly, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Chantilly, Virginia

Chantilly features 50 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 Chantilly, Virginia

There are 528 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chantilly.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chantilly, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chantilly landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Chantilly.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chantilly, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,607 and $1,964.

2022 Chantilly, 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
Chantilly, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Chantilly, Virginia Payment Standard Range $1,385 to $1,693 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,607 to $1,964 $2,034 to $2,486 $2,442 to $2,984

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chantilly, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 578
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.6%
Average Renter Household Size 3.55
Average Household Size 3.26
Median Household Income $117,394 ±$6,929
Median Rent $1,624 ±$125
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.87% ± 9.02pp
Total Population 23,864

Population and Household Demographics

Chantilly is a city in Fairfax County, Virginia with a population of 23,864. There are 7,326 households in the city with an average household size of 3.26 persons. 19.6% of households in Chantilly are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chantilly

The median gross income for households in Chantilly is $117,394 a year, or $9,783 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chantilly, a household making less than $5,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Chantilly.

Area Median Income In Chantilly

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 Chantilly, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairfax County.

In Chantilly, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $142,300

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 Chantilly

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 Chantilly

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chantilly AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chantilly AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$49,850 $56,950 $64,050 $71,150 $76,850 $82,550 $88,250 $93,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chantilly AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800