Affordable Housing In Charles City County
Virginia

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Charles City 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.

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 Charles City County, Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
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 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 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 0 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 $1,070 and $1,308.

2022 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 $1,022 $1,044 $1,189 $1,556 $1,864
Charles City County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $920 to $1,124 $940 to $1,148 $1,070 to $1,308 $1,400 to $1,712 $1,678 to $2,050

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Charles City County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
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
Total Population 7,118

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 $90,000

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 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.
$18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,000 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400
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.
$50,400 $57,600 $64,800 $72,000 $77,800 $83,550 $89,300 $95,050

Cities In Charles City County

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City Served By
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.