Affordable Housing In Charles City County
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Charles City County
Housing Authorities that serve Charles City County
|Virginia Housing||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Henrico Area Mental Health and Developmental Services||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Charles City County, Virginia
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 57 affordable apartments for rent in Charles City County, Virginia.
Income Based Apartments in Charles City County, Virginia
Charles City County features 0 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 Charles City County, Virginia
There are 57 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Charles City County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Charles City County, Virginia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Charles City County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Charles City County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Charles City County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.
2021 Charles City 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|
|Charles City County, Virginia Fair Market Rent||$993||$1,020||$1,163||$1,538||$1,840|
|Charles City County, Virginia Payment Standard Range||$894 to $1,092||$918 to $1,122||$1,047 to $1,279||$1,384 to $1,692||$1,656 to $2,024|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Charles City County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||57|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||18.7%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.47|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Median Household Income||$49,563 ±$3,732|
|Median Rent||$871 ±$97|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.51% ± 8.89pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Charles City County is a county in Virginia with a population of 7,118. There are 2,883 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 18.7% of households in Charles City County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Charles City County
The median gross income for households in Charles City County is $49,563 a year, or $4,130 a month. The median rent for the county is $871 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Charles City County, a household making less than $2,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Charles City County.
Area Median Income In Charles City 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 Charles City County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,400
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 Charles City 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 Charles City County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Charles City County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Charles City County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Charles City County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Charles City County
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|Charles City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Charles City are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Henrico Area Mental Health and Developmental Services.|