Affordable Housing In Coeburn
Wise County, Virginia

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coeburn

Litchfield Manor

101 Litchfield St NW
Coeburn, Virginia

Sheffield Acres Apt

12132 Retford Road
Coeburn, Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Coeburn, 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 Coeburn, Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wise County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Coeburn, Virginia

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 113 affordable apartments for rent in Coeburn, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Coeburn, Virginia

Coeburn features 113 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 Coeburn, Virginia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Coeburn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Coeburn, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Coeburn landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Coeburn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coeburn, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $632 and $772.

2022 Coeburn, 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
Coeburn, Virginia Fair Market Rent $479 $574 $702 $941 $952
Coeburn, Virginia Payment Standard Range $431 to $527 $517 to $631 $632 to $772 $847 to $1,035 $857 to $1,047

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Coeburn, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 113
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 113
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $24,575 ±$7,473
Median Rent $573 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.07% ± 17.84pp
Total Population 2,377

Population and Household Demographics

Coeburn is a city in Wise County, Virginia with a population of 2,377. There are 861 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 43.44% of households in Coeburn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Coeburn

The median gross income for households in Coeburn is $24,575 a year, or $2,048 a month. The median rent for the city is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Coeburn, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Coeburn.

Area Median Income In Coeburn

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 Coeburn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wise County.

In Coeburn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,900

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 Coeburn

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 Coeburn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Coeburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,400 $44,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Coeburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,700 $30,050 $33,350 $36,050 $38,700 $41,400 $44,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Coeburn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450