Affordable Housing In Pearisburg
Giles County, Virginia

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pearisburg

Old Orchard Place Apartments

1202 Curve Rd
Pearisburg, Virginia
Income Based
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Orchard Grove Apartments

1262 Curve Rd
Pearisburg, Virginia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Elm Tree M R

205 Tazewell St
Pearisburg, Virginia

Pearisburg Housing Opportuniti

601 Wenonah Ave
Pearisburg, Virginia

Giles County Housing and Development

502 Wenonah Ave
Pearisburg, Virginia

Orchard Grove ( Aka Pearisburg Duplexes )

262 Curve Rd
Pearisburg, Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Pearisburg, 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 Pearisburg, Virginia

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pearisburg, Virginia

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 111 affordable apartments for rent in Pearisburg, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Pearisburg, Virginia

Pearisburg features 42 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 Pearisburg, Virginia

There are 69 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pearisburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pearisburg, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pearisburg landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Pearisburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pearisburg, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $632 and $772.

2022 Pearisburg, 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
Pearisburg, Virginia Fair Market Rent $494 $616 $702 $939 $999
Pearisburg, Virginia Payment Standard Range $445 to $543 $554 to $678 $632 to $772 $845 to $1,033 $899 to $1,099

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pearisburg, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 111
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 42
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.92%
Average Renter Household Size 1.75
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $46,792 ±$5,484
Median Rent $575 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.81% ± 18.26pp
Total Population 2,727

Population and Household Demographics

Pearisburg is a city in Giles County, Virginia with a population of 2,727. There are 1,209 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 21.92% of households in Pearisburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pearisburg

The median gross income for households in Pearisburg is $46,792 a year, or $3,899 a month. The median rent for the city is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pearisburg, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Pearisburg.

Area Median Income In Pearisburg

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 Pearisburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Giles County.

In Pearisburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,200

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 Pearisburg

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 Pearisburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pearisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pearisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $32,550 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pearisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,550 $43,350 $48,150 $52,050 $55,900 $59,750 $63,600