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Affordable Housing In Stafford County
Virginia

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stafford County

Garrison Woods

207 Garrison Woods Dr
Stafford, Virginia
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Aquia Fifteen at Towne Center

15 Towne Square Circle
Stafford, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Arbor Grove

100 Timberlake St
Stafford, Virginia

Stonegate at Liberty Place

20 Stonegate Pl
Stafford, Virginia

Crescent Pointe

502 Crescent Blvd
Stafford, Virginia

Gardens of Stafford Seniors

2195 Mountain View Rd
Stafford, Virginia

Sky Terrace ( Aka Sky Terrace Townhomes )

126 Onville Rd
Stafford, Virginia

Park Ridge Townhomes

86 Park Cove Dr
Stafford, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Stafford County

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 Stafford County, Virginia

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,055 affordable apartments for rent in Stafford County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Stafford County, Virginia

Stafford County features 131 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 Stafford County, Virginia

There are 924 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stafford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stafford County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stafford County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,589 and $1,942.

2021 Stafford 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
Stafford County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,513 $1,548 $1,765 $2,263 $2,742
Stafford County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $1,362 to $1,664 $1,393 to $1,703 $1,589 to $1,942 $2,037 to $2,489 $2,468 to $3,016

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stafford County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 1,055
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 131
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.25%
Average Renter Household Size 3.04
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $97,144 ±$2,422
Median Rent $1,445 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.98% ± 4.6pp
Total Population 137,145

Population and Household Demographics

Stafford County is a county in Virginia with a population of 137,145. There are 43,405 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 23.25% of households in Stafford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stafford County

The median gross income for households in Stafford County is $97,144 a year, or $8,095 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,445 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stafford County, a household making less than $4,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Stafford County.

Area Median Income In Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford County

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City Served By
Aquia Harbour The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aquia Harbour are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Boswell's Corner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boswell's Corner are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Falmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Falmouth are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Southern Gateway The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southern Gateway are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Stafford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stafford are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.
Stafford Courthouse The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stafford Courthouse are the Central Virginia Housing Coalition and Virginia Housing.