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Affordable Housing In Plum Creek
Montgomery County, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Plum Creek

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Pembroke Management Inc - Floyd and Montgomery Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Plum Creek, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Plum Creek, Virginia

Plum Creek 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 Plum Creek, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plum Creek, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plum Creek, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $880 and $1,076.

2021 Plum Creek, 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
Plum Creek, Virginia Fair Market Rent $795 $858 $978 $1,400 $1,693
Plum Creek, Virginia Payment Standard Range $716 to $875 $772 to $944 $880 to $1,076 $1,260 to $1,540 $1,524 to $1,862

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Plum Creek, 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 32.3%
Average Renter Household Size 1.85
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $30,022 ±$13,880
Median Rent $723 ±$284
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 80.42% ± 28.87pp
Total Population 1,646

Population and Household Demographics

Plum Creek is a city in Montgomery County, Virginia with a population of 1,646. There are 743 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 32.3% of households in Plum Creek are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plum Creek

The median gross income for households in Plum Creek is $30,022 a year, or $2,502 a month. The median rent for the city is $723 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plum Creek, a household making less than $2,410 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 80.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Plum Creek.

Area Median Income In Plum Creek

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 Plum Creek, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Plum Creek, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,700

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 Plum Creek

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 Plum Creek

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Plum Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Plum Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Plum Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150