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Affordable Housing In Montgomery County
Virginia

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montgomery County

Lantern Ridge Apartments

401 Fairfax Road
Blacksburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Cedar Crest III

1300 Brighton Ct
Blacksburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Ellet Road

201 Fairfax Rd
Blacksburg, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

New River House

2607 Warm Hearth Dr
Blacksburg, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cambridge Square

1805 Whipple Dr
Blacksburg, Virginia
Subsidized

Melindas Melody

100 Thaddeus Ln
Christiansburg, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Trolinger House

2603 Warm Hearth Dr
Blacksburg, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Manor Apartments

2126 Dominion Dr
Christiansburg, Virginia

Forest Hills at Belview

3226 Peppers Ferry Rd NW
Christiansburg, Virginia

Crestview Apt

309-C Pepper St.
Christiansburg, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Montgomery County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montgomery County, Virginia

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 991 affordable apartments for rent in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Montgomery County, Virginia

Montgomery County features 584 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 Montgomery County, Virginia

There are 407 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montgomery County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montgomery County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montgomery County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Montgomery County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montgomery County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2021 Montgomery 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
Montgomery County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $795 $858 $978 $1,400 $1,693
Montgomery County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $716 to $875 $772 to $944 $880 to $1,076 $1,260 to $1,540 $1,524 to $1,862

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Montgomery County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 991
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 584
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $46,663 ±$2,521
Median Rent $861 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.14% ± 3.39pp
Total Population 96,467

Population and Household Demographics

Montgomery County is a county in Virginia with a population of 96,467. There are 35,199 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 45.76% of households in Montgomery County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montgomery County

The median gross income for households in Montgomery County is $46,663 a year, or $3,889 a month. The median rent for the county is $861 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montgomery County, a household making less than $2,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Montgomery County.

Area Median Income In Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,700

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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Montgomery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150

Cities In Montgomery County

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City Served By
Belview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belview are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Blacksburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blacksburg are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Christiansburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Christiansburg are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Elliston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elliston are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Lafayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lafayette are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Merrimac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Merrimac are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Plum Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plum Creek are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Prices Fork The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prices Fork are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Riner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Riner are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.
Shawsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shawsville are the Virginia Housing and Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery.