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Affordable Housing In Lovingston
Nelson County, Virginia

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lovingston

Lovingston Ridge Apartments

9-A Ridge Drive
Lovingston, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Lovingston

Housing Authority Programs
Nelson County Community Development Foundation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lovingston, Virginia

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Lovingston, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Lovingston, Virginia

Lovingston 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 Lovingston, Virginia

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lovingston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lovingston, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lovingston landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lovingston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lovingston, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,139 and $1,393.

2021 Lovingston, 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
Lovingston, Virginia Fair Market Rent $949 $1,077 $1,266 $1,575 $1,965
Lovingston, Virginia Payment Standard Range $854 to $1,044 $969 to $1,185 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,418 to $1,733 $1,769 to $2,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lovingston, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 65.08%
Average Renter Household Size 1.50
Average Household Size 1.71
Median Household Income $19,531 ±$11,835
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 78.05% ± 53.45pp
Total Population 380

Population and Household Demographics

Lovingston is a city in Nelson County, Virginia with a population of 380. There are 189 households in the city with an average household size of 1.71 persons. 65.08% of households in Lovingston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lovingston

The median gross income for households in Lovingston is $19,531 a year, or $1,628 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 Lovingston, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 78.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Lovingston.

Area Median Income In Lovingston

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 Lovingston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nelson County.

In Lovingston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,700

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 Lovingston

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 Lovingston

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lovingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,700 $22,500 $25,300 $28,100 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lovingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,800 $37,500 $42,200 $46,850 $50,600 $54,350 $58,100 $61,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lovingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,500 $60,000 $67,500 $74,950 $80,950 $86,950 $92,950 $98,950