Affordable Housing In Henrico County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Henrico County
Housing Authorities that serve Henrico County
|Virginia Housing||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Main||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Henrico Area Mental Health and Developmental Services||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 Henrico County, Virginia
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,015 affordable apartments for rent in Henrico County, Virginia.
Income Based Apartments in Henrico County, Virginia
Henrico County features 461 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 Henrico County, Virginia
There are 554 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Henrico County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Henrico County, Virginia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Henrico County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Henrico County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Henrico County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.
2021 Henrico 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|
|Henrico County, Virginia Fair Market Rent||$993||$1,020||$1,163||$1,538||$1,840|
|Henrico County, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Henrico County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,015|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||461|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||37.12%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.42|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Median Household Income||$61,934 ±$954|
|Median Rent||$1,035 ±$13|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.42% ± 1.88pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Henrico County is a county in Virginia with a population of 318,864. There are 124,589 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 37.12% of households in Henrico County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Henrico County
The median gross income for households in Henrico County is $61,934 a year, or $5,161 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,035 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Henrico County, a household making less than $3,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Henrico County.
Area Median Income In Henrico 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 Henrico County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,400
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 Henrico 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 Henrico County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Henrico County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Henrico County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Henrico County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Henrico County
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