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Affordable Housing In Hampden Sydney
Prince Edward County, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Hampden Sydney

Housing Authority Programs
Buckingham Housing Development Corp. Inc. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hampden Sydney, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Hampden Sydney, Virginia

Hampden Sydney 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 Hampden Sydney, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hampden Sydney, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hampden Sydney, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2020 Hampden Sydney, 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
Fair Market Rent $611 $688 $906 $1,129 $1,227
Payment Standard Range $550 to $672 $619 to $757 $815 to $997 $1,016 to $1,242 $1,104 to $1,350

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hampden Sydney, 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 37.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $110,962 ±$77,136
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.67% ± 43.93pp
Total Population 1,704

Population and Household Demographics

Hampden Sydney is a City in Prince Edward County, Virginia with a population of 1,704. There are 160 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 37.5% of households in Hampden Sydney are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hampden Sydney

The median gross income for households in Hampden Sydney is $110,962 a year, or $9,247 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hampden Sydney, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Hampden Sydney.1

Area Median Income In Hampden Sydney

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 Hampden Sydney, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prince Edward County.

In Hampden Sydney, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,000

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 Hampden Sydney

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 Hampden Sydney

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,250 $36,600 $38,950
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,500 $31,900 $34,250 $36,600 $38,950
80% of Median $33,050 $37,800 $42,500 $47,200 $51,000 $54,800 $58,550 $62,350