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Affordable Housing In Halifax County
Virginia

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Halifax County

Country Green

1000 East Bishop, Unit 333
South Boston, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Willow Oaks Apartments

300 Poplar Creek Street
South Boston, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Westside Village Apartments

2150 Sinai Rd. Bldg. 18
South Boston, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Honeytree Apartments

2313 Hamilton Blvd
South Boston, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lakewood Apartments

500 Meadow Court
Clarksville, Virginia
Subsidized

Gateway - Halifax Apartments

630 Berry Hill Rd
South Boston, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Woodcrest Apartments

300 Hamilton Blvd
South Boston, Virginia
Subsidized

Brandon Home

51 Poplar Creek St
South Boston, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Rosehill Apartments

111 Rosehill Dr
South Boston, Virginia

River Wynd Apartments

600 River Wynd Dr
Clarksville, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Halifax County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Halifax County, Virginia

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 755 affordable apartments for rent in Halifax County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Halifax County, Virginia

Halifax County features 296 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 Halifax County, Virginia

There are 459 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Halifax County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Halifax County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Halifax County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Halifax County.

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

2021 Halifax 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
Halifax County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $472 $532 $701 $901 $951
Halifax County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $425 to $519 $479 to $585 $631 to $771 $811 to $991 $856 to $1,046

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Halifax County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 755
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 296
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $35,240 ±$2,552
Median Rent $549 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.88% ± 5.27pp
Total Population 35,506

Population and Household Demographics

Halifax County is a county in Virginia with a population of 35,506. There are 14,300 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 27.66% of households in Halifax County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Halifax County

The median gross income for households in Halifax County is $35,240 a year, or $2,937 a month. The median rent for the county is $549 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Halifax County, a household making less than $1,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Halifax County.

Area Median Income In Halifax 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 Halifax County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000

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 Halifax 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 Halifax County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Halifax County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,800 $37,200 $39,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Halifax County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $30,000 $32,400 $34,800 $37,200 $39,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Halifax County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,600 $38,400 $43,200 $48,000 $51,850 $55,700 $59,550 $63,400

Cities In Halifax County

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City Served By
Clarksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarksville is the Virginia Housing.
Clover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clover is the Virginia Housing.
Cluster Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cluster Springs is the Virginia Housing.
Halifax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halifax is the Virginia Housing.
Mountain Road The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Road is the Virginia Housing.
Nathalie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nathalie is the Virginia Housing.
Riverdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverdale is the Virginia Housing.
Scottsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scottsburg is the Virginia Housing.
South Boston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Boston is the Virginia Housing.
Virgilina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Virgilina is the Virginia Housing.