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Affordable Housing In Pulaski
Pulaski County, Virginia

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pulaski

Bluegrass Apartments

230 N Washington Ave
Pulaski, Virginia
Income Based
Studio-1 BR

Laurel Woods Apartments

213 Laurel Woods Dr
Pulaski, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Meadowview Apartments

800 Meadowview Dr
Pulaski, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Pulaski Village

992 Memorial Dr
Pulaski, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Pulaski

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Pembroke Management Inc - Pulaski Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pulaski, Virginia

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 228 affordable apartments for rent in Pulaski, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Pulaski, Virginia

Pulaski features 142 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 Pulaski, Virginia

There are 86 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pulaski.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pulaski, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pulaski, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $649 and $793.

2021 Pulaski, 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
Pulaski, Virginia Fair Market Rent $618 $631 $721 $1,005 $1,191
Pulaski, Virginia Payment Standard Range $556 to $680 $568 to $694 $649 to $793 $905 to $1,106 $1,072 to $1,310

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pulaski, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 228
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 142
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $37,485 ±$2,875
Median Rent $555 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.89% ± 9.37pp
Total Population 8,958

Population and Household Demographics

Pulaski is a city in Pulaski County, Virginia with a population of 8,958. There are 3,888 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 43.13% of households in Pulaski are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pulaski

The median gross income for households in Pulaski is $37,485 a year, or $3,124 a month. The median rent for the city is $555 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pulaski, a household making less than $1,850 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Pulaski.

Area Median Income In Pulaski

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 Pulaski, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pulaski County.

In Pulaski, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,800

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 Pulaski

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 Pulaski

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pulaski AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,350 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,400 $41,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pulaski AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,250 $25,400 $28,600 $31,750 $34,300 $36,850 $39,400 $41,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pulaski AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,600 $40,650 $45,750 $50,800 $54,900 $58,950 $63,000 $67,100