Affordable Housing In Hanover
Hanover County, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Hanover

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Hanover Community Services Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hanover, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Hanover, Virginia

Hanover 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 Hanover, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hanover, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hanover, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.

2021 Hanover, 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
Hanover, Virginia Fair Market Rent $993 $1,020 $1,163 $1,538 $1,840
Hanover, Virginia Payment Standard Range $894 to $1,092 $918 to $1,122 $1,047 to $1,279 $1,384 to $1,692 $1,656 to $2,024

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hanover, 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 38.71%
Average Renter Household Size 1.64
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $74,250 ±$27,329
Median Rent $320 ±$236
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 66.67pp
Total Population 237

Population and Household Demographics

Hanover is a city in Hanover County, Virginia with a population of 237. There are 93 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 38.71% of households in Hanover are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hanover

The median gross income for households in Hanover is $74,250 a year, or $6,188 a month. The median rent for the city is $320 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hanover, a household making less than $1,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Hanover.

Area Median Income In Hanover

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 Hanover, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hanover County.

In Hanover, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,000

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 Hanover

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 Hanover

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hanover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,000 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hanover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hanover AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,400 $57,600 $64,800 $72,000 $77,800 $83,550 $89,300 $95,050