Affordable Housing In Parksley
Accomack County, Virginia

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Parksley

Accomack Manor

26463 Metompkin Rd
Parksley, Virginia
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Parksley, Virginia

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 90 affordable apartments for rent in Parksley, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Parksley, Virginia

Parksley 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 Parksley, Virginia

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Parksley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Parksley, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Parksley, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2022 Parksley, 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
Parksley, Virginia Fair Market Rent $492 $632 $720 $1,001 $1,140
Parksley, Virginia Payment Standard Range $443 to $541 $569 to $695 $648 to $792 $901 to $1,101 $1,026 to $1,254

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Parksley, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 90
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $42,589 ±$8,860
Median Rent $788 ±$284
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.34% ± 19.82pp
Total Population 756

Population and Household Demographics

Parksley is a city in Accomack County, Virginia with a population of 756. There are 319 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 33.54% of households in Parksley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Parksley

The median gross income for households in Parksley is $42,589 a year, or $3,549 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Parksley, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Parksley.

Area Median Income In Parksley

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 Parksley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Accomack County.

In Parksley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Parksley

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 Parksley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Parksley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,400 $44,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Parksley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,700 $30,050 $33,350 $36,050 $38,700 $41,400 $44,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Parksley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450