Affordable Housing In Sandy Level
Housing Authorities that serve Sandy Level
|Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Mainstream Voucher|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sandy Level, Virginia
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Sandy Level, Virginia.
Income Based Apartments in Sandy Level, Virginia
Sandy Level 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 Sandy Level, Virginia
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sandy Level.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sandy Level, Virginia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sandy Level landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Sandy Level.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sandy Level, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $631 and $771.
2021 Sandy Level, 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|
|Sandy Level, Virginia Fair Market Rent||$528||$532||$701||$915||$1,000|
|Sandy Level, Virginia Payment Standard Range||$475 to $581||$479 to $585||$631 to $771||$824 to $1,007||$900 to $1,100|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sandy Level, 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||27.62%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.81|
|Average Household Size||1.93|
|Median Household Income||$31,750 ±$16,360|
|Median Rent||$581 ±$14|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.21% ± 44.05pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sandy Level is a city in Henry County, Virginia with a population of 406. There are 210 households in the city with an average household size of 1.93 persons. 27.62% of households in Sandy Level are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sandy Level
The median gross income for households in Sandy Level is $31,750 a year, or $2,646 a month. The median rent for the city is $581 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sandy Level, a household making less than $1,937 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Sandy Level.
Area Median Income In Sandy Level
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 Sandy Level, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.
In Sandy Level, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,100
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 Sandy Level
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 Sandy Level
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sandy Level AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sandy Level AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sandy Level AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.