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Affordable Housing In Orange County
Virginia

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orange County

Spicers Mill Apartments

129 Park St
Orange, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Orange Group Home

11354 Daisy Dr
Orange, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Round Hill Meadows

7102 North Street
Orange, Virginia

East Gate Apartments

19302 Ashlawn Dr
Gordonsville, Virginia
Subsidized

Locust Grove

Locust Grove
Lake of the Woods, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Heritage Hill Apartments

235 Spicers Mill Rd
Orange, Virginia
Subsidized

Belleview House II

222 Belleview Ave
Orange, Virginia

Germanna Heights

2653 Germanna Hwy
Lake of the Woods, Virginia

Oakbrook Terrace

109 Oakbrook Dr
Orange, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Orange County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Orange County, Virginia

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 295 affordable apartments for rent in Orange County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Virginia

Orange County features 134 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 Orange County, Virginia

There are 161 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orange County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orange County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orange County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $813 and $993.

2021 Orange 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
Orange County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $720 $725 $903 $1,261 $1,377
Orange County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $648 to $792 $653 to $798 $813 to $993 $1,135 to $1,387 $1,239 to $1,515

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Orange County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 295
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 134
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.52%
Average Renter Household Size 3.08
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $65,166 ±$2,789
Median Rent $879 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.43% ± 6.8pp
Total Population 34,596

Population and Household Demographics

Orange County is a county in Virginia with a population of 34,596. There are 12,810 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 24.52% of households in Orange County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orange County

The median gross income for households in Orange County is $65,166 a year, or $5,431 a month. The median rent for the county is $879 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orange County, a household making less than $2,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Orange County.

Area Median Income In Orange 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 Orange County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,600

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 Orange 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 Orange County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,150 $19,600 $22,050 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,600 $32,650 $36,750 $40,800 $44,100 $47,350 $50,600 $53,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,750 $52,250 $58,800 $65,300 $70,550 $75,750 $81,000 $86,200

Cities In Orange County

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City Served By
Lake of the Woods The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake of the Woods is the Virginia Housing.
Orange The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orange is the Virginia Housing.