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Affordable Housing In Fieldale
Henry County, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Fieldale

Housing Authority Programs
Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fieldale, Virginia

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fieldale, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Fieldale, Virginia

Fieldale 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 Fieldale, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fieldale, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fieldale landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Fieldale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fieldale, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $631 and $771.

2021 Fieldale, 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
Fieldale, Virginia Fair Market Rent $528 $532 $701 $915 $1,000
Fieldale, Virginia Payment Standard Range $475 to $581 $479 to $585 $631 to $771 $824 to $1,007 $900 to $1,100

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fieldale, 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 29.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.98
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $31,932 ±$7,575
Median Rent $984 ±$166
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.48% ± 30.22pp
Total Population 770

Population and Household Demographics

Fieldale is a city in Henry County, Virginia with a population of 770. There are 309 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 29.77% of households in Fieldale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fieldale

The median gross income for households in Fieldale is $31,932 a year, or $2,661 a month. The median rent for the city is $984 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fieldale, a household making less than $3,280 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Fieldale.

Area Median Income In Fieldale

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 Fieldale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Fieldale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,100

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 Fieldale

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 Fieldale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fieldale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fieldale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,900 $23,900 $26,900 $29,850 $32,250 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fieldale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050