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Affordable Housing In Rappahannock County
Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Rappahannock County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rappahannock County, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Rappahannock County, Virginia

Rappahannock 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 Rappahannock County, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rappahannock County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rappahannock County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $967 and $1,181.

2021 Rappahannock 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
Rappahannock County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $921 $942 $1,074 $1,433 $1,664
Rappahannock County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $829 to $1,013 $848 to $1,036 $967 to $1,181 $1,290 to $1,576 $1,498 to $1,830

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rappahannock 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 23.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $57,210 ±$4,021
Median Rent $1,036 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.15% ± 12.64pp
Total Population 7,431

Population and Household Demographics

Rappahannock County is a county in Virginia with a population of 7,431. There are 3,273 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 23.86% of households in Rappahannock County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rappahannock County

The median gross income for households in Rappahannock County is $57,210 a year, or $4,768 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,036 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rappahannock County, a household making less than $3,453 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Rappahannock County.

Area Median Income In Rappahannock 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 Rappahannock County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,500

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 Rappahannock 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 Rappahannock County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rappahannock County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,450 $21,100 $23,750 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rappahannock County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $43,950 $47,500 $51,000 $54,500 $58,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rappahannock County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,250 $56,250 $63,300 $70,300 $75,950 $81,550 $87,200 $92,800

Cities In Rappahannock County

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City Served By
Chester Gap The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chester Gap are the Virginia Housing and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services.
Flint Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flint Hill are the Virginia Housing and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services.
Sperryville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sperryville are the Virginia Housing and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Washington are the Virginia Housing and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services.