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Affordable Housing In Pittsylvania County
Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Pittsylvania County

Housing Authority Programs
Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Pittsylvania County 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 Pittsylvania County, Virginia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pittsylvania County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pittsylvania County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pittsylvania County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pittsylvania County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $631 and $771.

2021 Pittsylvania 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
Pittsylvania County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $470 $532 $701 $926 $1,065
Pittsylvania County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $423 to $517 $479 to $585 $631 to $771 $833 to $1,019 $959 to $1,172

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pittsylvania County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $41,824 ±$1,284
Median Rent $645 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.97% ± 4.48pp
Total Population 62,794

Population and Household Demographics

Pittsylvania County is a county in Virginia with a population of 62,794. There are 26,204 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 23.21% of households in Pittsylvania County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pittsylvania County

The median gross income for households in Pittsylvania County is $41,824 a year, or $3,485 a month. The median rent for the county is $645 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pittsylvania County, a household making less than $2,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Pittsylvania County.

Area Median Income In Pittsylvania 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 Pittsylvania County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,600

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 Pittsylvania 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 Pittsylvania County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pittsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pittsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,900 $23,900 $26,900 $29,850 $32,250 $34,650 $37,050 $39,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pittsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050

Cities In Pittsylvania County

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