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Affordable Housing In Chesterfield County
Virginia

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chesterfield County

Arbor Lake

6850 Arbor Lake Dr
Chester, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Grand Oaks Senior

5301 Grand Oaks Forest Cir
Chester, Virginia

Terjo Lane Group Home

3807 Terjo Ln
Chester, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Iron Bridge Road

6700 Iron Creek Circle
Chester, Virginia

Market Square lV

7400 Taw Street
Bellwood, Virginia

Chester Village Senior Living

11701 Chester Village Dr
Chester, Virginia

Robinson Park

370 Neff Avenue Unit J Suite 9
Chester, Virginia

Broadwater I ( Aka Broadwater Townhouses I )

15149 Broadwater Way
Chester, Virginia

Broadwater II

15153 Broadwater Way
Chester, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Chesterfield County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chesterfield County, Virginia

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 763 affordable apartments for rent in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Chesterfield County features 3 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 Chesterfield County, Virginia

There are 760 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chesterfield County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chesterfield County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chesterfield County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Chesterfield County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chesterfield County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.

2021 Chesterfield 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
Chesterfield County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $993 $1,020 $1,163 $1,538 $1,840
Chesterfield 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.

Chesterfield County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 763
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $72,609 ±$1,175
Median Rent $1,123 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.79% ± 2.47pp
Total Population 328,176

Population and Household Demographics

Chesterfield County is a county in Virginia with a population of 328,176. There are 116,797 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 23.67% of households in Chesterfield County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chesterfield County

The median gross income for households in Chesterfield County is $72,609 a year, or $6,051 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,123 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chesterfield County, a household making less than $3,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Chesterfield County.

Area Median Income In Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chesterfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chesterfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chesterfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,500 $77,250 $82,950 $88,700 $94,400

Cities In Chesterfield County

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City Served By
Bellwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bellwood are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Bensley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bensley are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Bon Air The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bon Air are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Brandermill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brandermill are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chester are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Enon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Enon are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Ettrick The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ettrick are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Manchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manchester are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Matoaca The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Matoaca are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Meadowbrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Meadowbrook are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Rockwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockwood are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Woodlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodlake are the Virginia Housing, Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.