Affordable Housing In Middlesex County
Virginia

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Middlesex County

Port Town Village

5306 Old Virginia St
Urbanna, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Port Town Village II

Port Town Ln
Urbanna, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fishing Bay

425 Fishing Bay Rd
Deltaville, Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Middlesex County, Virginia

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Middlesex County, Virginia

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Middlesex County, Virginia

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 52 affordable apartments for rent in Middlesex County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Middlesex County, Virginia

Middlesex County features 52 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 Middlesex County, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Middlesex County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Middlesex County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $819 and $1,001.

2022 Middlesex 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
Middlesex County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $621 $724 $910 $1,125 $1,346
Middlesex County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $559 to $683 $652 to $796 $819 to $1,001 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,211 to $1,481

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Middlesex County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 52
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $54,654 ±$2,879
Median Rent $781 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.98% ± 9.21pp
Total Population 10,717

Population and Household Demographics

Middlesex County is a county in Virginia with a population of 10,717. There are 4,342 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 16.79% of households in Middlesex County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Middlesex County

The median gross income for households in Middlesex County is $54,654 a year, or $4,555 a month. The median rent for the county is $781 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Middlesex County, a household making less than $2,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Middlesex County.

Area Median Income In Middlesex 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 Middlesex County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 Middlesex 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 Middlesex County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,150 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Middlesex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100

Cities In Middlesex County

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City Served By
Deltaville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deltaville are the Virginia Housing and Bay Aging.
Saluda The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saluda are the Virginia Housing and Bay Aging.
Urbanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Urbanna are the Virginia Housing and Bay Aging.