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Affordable Housing In Christiansburg
Montgomery County, Virginia

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Christiansburg

Sally's House

597 Depot St
Christiansburg, Virginia
Studio BR

Linden Grove

240 Countrie Dr
Christiansburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Linden Green Apartments

1600 Simpson Rd
Christiansburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Hunting Hills Apartments

3153 Hillman Ln
Christiansburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
2 BR

Henley Place

1020 Beaver Dr
Christiansburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Huckleberry Court Townhouses

517 Virginian Dr
Christiansburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Melindas Melody

100 Thaddeus Ln
Christiansburg, Virginia
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Manor Apartments

2126 Dominion Dr
Christiansburg, Virginia

Forest Hills at Belview

3226 Peppers Ferry Rd NW
Christiansburg, Virginia

Crestview Apt

309-C Pepper St.
Christiansburg, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Christiansburg

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Christiansburg, Virginia

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 505 affordable apartments for rent in Christiansburg, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Christiansburg, Virginia

Christiansburg features 268 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 Christiansburg, Virginia

There are 237 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Christiansburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Christiansburg, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Christiansburg landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Christiansburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Christiansburg, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2021 Christiansburg, 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
Christiansburg, Virginia Fair Market Rent $795 $858 $978 $1,400 $1,693
Christiansburg, Virginia Payment Standard Range $716 to $875 $772 to $944 $880 to $1,076 $1,260 to $1,540 $1,524 to $1,862

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Christiansburg, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 505
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $52,979 ±$2,383
Median Rent $795 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.28% ± 7.78pp
Total Population 21,623

Population and Household Demographics

Christiansburg is a city in Montgomery County, Virginia with a population of 21,623. There are 9,287 households in the city with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 36.36% of households in Christiansburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Christiansburg

The median gross income for households in Christiansburg is $52,979 a year, or $4,415 a month. The median rent for the city is $795 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Christiansburg, a household making less than $2,650 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Christiansburg.

Area Median Income In Christiansburg

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 Christiansburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Christiansburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,700

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 Christiansburg

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 Christiansburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Christiansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Christiansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Christiansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150