Affordable Housing In Prince William County
Virginia

Affordable Housing programs support 132 income based apartments in Prince William County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,426 affordable apartments in Prince William County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Prince William County, Virginia

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Prince William County. Go to the Virginia Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Prince William County.

Elevations One

1905 Stevens Road
Woodbridge, Virginia
$1,010-1,888
1-4 BR
Affordable

The Oaks

3900 Soundview Cir
Triangle, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Riverwoods at Lake Ridge

2085 Tacketts Village Square
Woodbridge, Virginia
1 BR
Affordable

Lakeridge Fellowship House

12800 Harbor Dr
Woodbridge, Virginia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

River Run Apartments

13910 Hedgewood Dr
Woodbridge, Virginia
Affordable

Somerset Pointe Apartments

14701 Deming Dr
Gainesville, Virginia
Affordable

Riverview Elderly Housing

215 Hilltown Rd
Fries, Virginia
Rent Assisted

Potomac Woods Seniors II

14520 Pine Ln
Woodbridge, Virginia
Affordable

Princeton Woods Phase I ( Aka Princeton Commons I )

3465 Dry Powder Cir
Dumfries, Virginia
Affordable

River Run II at Prince William Commons

13911 Hedgewood Dr
Woodbridge, Virginia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Prince William County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Dumfries, VA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Dumfries.
Affordable Housing In Fries, VA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Fries.
Affordable Housing In Gainesville, VA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Gainesville.
Affordable Housing In Quantico, VA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Quantico.
Affordable Housing In Triangle, VA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Triangle.
Affordable Housing In Woodbridge, VA Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in Woodbridge.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Prince William County, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Virginia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Prince William County.

Prince William County, Virginia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Prince William County, Virginia

Prince William County features 132 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 Prince William County, Virginia

There are 3,426 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Prince William County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Prince William County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Prince William County landlords $1,400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Prince William County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Prince William County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,654 and $2,022.

2023 Prince William 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
Prince William County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,589 $1,615 $1,838 $2,299 $2,742
Prince William County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $1,430 to $1,748 $1,454 to $1,777 $1,654 to $2,022 $2,069 to $2,529 $2,468 to $3,016

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Prince William County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 3,558
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 132
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.55%
Average Renter Household Size 3.10
Average Household Size 3.17
Median Household Income $98,657 ±$1,268
Median Rent $1,547 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.36% ± 2.52pp
Total Population 437,271

Population and Household Demographics

Prince William County is a county in Virginia with a population of 437,271. There are 136,794 households in the county with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 28.55% of households in Prince William County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Prince William County

The median gross income for households in Prince William County is $98,657 a year, or $8,221 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,547 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Prince William County, a household making less than $5,157 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Prince William County.

Area Median Income In Prince William 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 Prince William County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $142,300

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 Prince William 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 Prince William County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Prince William County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Prince William County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$49,850 $56,950 $64,050 $71,150 $76,850 $82,550 $88,250 $93,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Prince William County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800