Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Reston, VA

Discover affordable housing in Reston where there are 10+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Island Walk

1701 Torrey Pines Ct, Reston, Virginia 20190

bed 2-4

Cedar Ridge Apartments

1601 Becontree Ln, Reston, Virginia 20190

The Apartments At North Point

11694 North Point Ct, Reston, Virginia 20194

bed 1-3

Hunter Woods Fellowship

2231 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, Virginia 20191

Lake Anne Fellowship House

11444 North Shore Dr, Reston, Virginia 20190

bed Studio-2

Stonegate Village Apartments

2244 Stone Wheel Dr, Reston, Virginia 20191

The Green ( Aka West Glade )

12465 Glade Dr, Reston, Virginia 0

The Green Apartments

2108 Westglade Ct, Reston, Virginia 20191

North Point Affordable Housing ( Rihc )

1520 North Point Dr, Reston, Virginia 20194

Reston Townhouse Acquisition

11484 Washington Plz W, Reston, Virginia 20190

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Reston, Virginia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Reston, Virginia
$38.73/hour
$26.73 (+223%) more than Virginia minimum wage and $31.48 (+434%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Reston, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Moving to Work, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Homeownership programs for Reston, Virginia.

Go to the Virginia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Reston.

How many renters live in Reston, Virginia?

The City of Reston has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 37.52 percent of the population living in Reston.

What is the rental market like in Reston, Virginia?

There are an estimated housing units in the Reston area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Reston, Virginia, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Reston?

The rental vacancy rate in Reston is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Reston for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Reston
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
804 2,880 4,065 2,519 408
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Reston

A large number of apartments in Reston have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Reston

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,772 to $3,015. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,772
One BR $1,803
Two BR $2,045
Three BR $2,544
Four BR $3,015
2024 Fair Market Rents in Reston, Virginia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Reston?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 91 11 percent
One BR 489 17 percent
Two BR 491 12 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Reston, Virginia

How many affordable rental units are in Reston?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Reston, Virginia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Reston, Virginia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Reston, Virginia

Reston features 743 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 Reston, Virginia

There are 420 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Reston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Reston, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Reston landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Reston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Reston, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,841 and $2,250.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.