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Affordable Housing In Page County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Page County

Luray Village

111 Sixth Street
Luray, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rugby Square II

101 Madison Ln
Luray, Virginia

Massanutten Valley Apartments

F1 Ball Park Rd
Stanley, Virginia

Massanutten Valley

166 Massanutten Valley Rd
Stanley, Virginia

Autumn Ridge Apartments

404 Pocahontas Ave
Shenandoah, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Page County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Shenandoah County Department of Social Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Page County, Virginia

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 188 affordable apartments for rent in Page County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Page County, Virginia

Page County features 34 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 Page County, Virginia

There are 154 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Page County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Page County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Page County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.

2020 Page 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
Fair Market Rent $499 $598 $739 $989 $1,174
Payment Standard Range $449 to $549 $538 to $658 $665 to $813 $890 to $1,088 $1,057 to $1,291

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Page County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 34
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $43,895 ±$2,183
Median Rent $711 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.73% ± 7.26pp
Total Population 23,843

Population and Household Demographics

Page County is a county in Virginia with a population of 23,843. There are 9,372 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 29.62% of households in Page County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Page County

The median gross income for households in Page County is $43,895 a year, or $3,658 a month. The median rent for the county is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Page County, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Page County.

Area Median Income In Page 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 Page County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,000

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 Page 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 Page County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,050 $37,450 $39,900
50% of Median $21,150 $24,200 $27,200 $30,200 $32,650 $35,050 $37,450 $39,900
80% of Median $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800

Cities In Page County

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City Served By
Luray The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Luray are the Virginia Housing and Shenandoah County Department of Social Services.
Shenandoah The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shenandoah are the Virginia Housing and Shenandoah County Department of Social Services.
Stanley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stanley are the Virginia Housing and Shenandoah County Department of Social Services.