Affordable Housing In Spotsylvania County
Virginia

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Spotsylvania County

Keswick Senior Apartments

8700 Keswick Dr
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

The Pines

8835 Crismond Lane
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Enoch George Manor Apartments

4325 Crutchfield Street
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Courthouse Green

8132 Pool Dr
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Asbury Manor

10235 Brittany Commons Blvd
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Keswick Apartments

8700 Keswick Dr
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia

Keswick Apartments II MERGE

Lake Anna Parkway and Old Robert E. Lee Drive
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia

Piedmont Drive Group Home

11430 Piedmont Dr
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Community

10231 Brittany Commons Blvd
Spotsylvania, Virginia
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Spotsylvania 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Central Virginia Housing Coalition Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Spotsylvania County, Virginia

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 545 affordable apartments for rent in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Spotsylvania County features 109 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 Spotsylvania County, Virginia

There are 436 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Spotsylvania County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Spotsylvania County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Spotsylvania County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Spotsylvania County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Spotsylvania County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,607 and $1,964.

2022 Spotsylvania 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
Spotsylvania County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Spotsylvania County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $1,385 to $1,693 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,607 to $1,964 $2,034 to $2,486 $2,442 to $2,984

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Spotsylvania County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 545
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 109
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.97
Average Household Size 2.97
Median Household Income $78,125 ±$2,699
Median Rent $1,346 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.54% ± 4pp
Total Population 127,691

Population and Household Demographics

Spotsylvania County is a county in Virginia with a population of 127,691. There are 42,823 households in the county with an average household size of 2.97 persons. 23.9% of households in Spotsylvania County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Spotsylvania County

The median gross income for households in Spotsylvania County is $78,125 a year, or $6,510 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,346 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Spotsylvania County, a household making less than $4,487 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Spotsylvania County.

Area Median Income In Spotsylvania 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 Spotsylvania County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,000

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 Spotsylvania 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 Spotsylvania County

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 Spotsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Spotsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Spotsylvania County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$57,650 $65,850 $74,100 $82,300 $88,900 $95,500 $102,100 $108,650

Cities In Spotsylvania County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Lake Wilderness The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Wilderness are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Spotsylvania The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spotsylvania are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Spotsylvania Courthouse The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spotsylvania Courthouse are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.