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Affordable Housing In Greensville County

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Greensville County, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Greensville County, Virginia

Greensville 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 Greensville County, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greensville County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greensville County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Greensville County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greensville County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $702 and $858.

2021 Greensville 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
Greensville County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $525 $592 $780 $1,054 $1,058
Greensville County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $533 to $651 $702 to $858 $949 to $1,159 $952 to $1,164

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greensville 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 28.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $38,012 ±$3,342
Median Rent $716 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.06% ± 14.35pp
Total Population 11,760

Population and Household Demographics

Greensville County is a county in Virginia with a population of 11,760. There are 3,486 households in the county with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 28.43% of households in Greensville County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greensville County

The median gross income for households in Greensville County is $38,012 a year, or $3,168 a month. The median rent for the county is $716 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greensville County, a household making less than $2,387 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Greensville County.

Area Median Income In Greensville 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 Greensville County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,200

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 Greensville 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 Greensville County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greensville County 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 Greensville County 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 Greensville County 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

Cities In Greensville County

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City Served By
Jarratt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jarratt are the Virginia Housing, Albemarle County Office of Housing, Sussex County Housing Office and Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Prince George.