Affordable Housing In Stanardsville
Greene County, Virginia

Stanardsville city limits extend into  Albemarle County and  Greene County.

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stanardsville

Bailey Court

52 Village Rd
Stanardsville, VA
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Stanardsville

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Albemarle County Office of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stanardsville, Virginia

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Stanardsville, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Stanardsville, Virginia

Stanardsville 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 Stanardsville, Virginia

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stanardsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stanardsville, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stanardsville, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,136 and $1,388.

2020 Stanardsville, 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
Fair Market Rent $854 $1,082 $1,262 $1,573 $1,942
Payment Standard Range $769 to $939 $974 to $1,190 $1,136 to $1,388 $1,416 to $1,730 $1,748 to $2,136

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Stanardsville, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 65.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $31,250 ±$12,737
Median Rent $884 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.96% ± 26.91pp
Total Population 363

Population and Household Demographics

Stanardsville is a City in Greene County, Virginia with a population of 363. There are 164 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 65.85% of households in Stanardsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stanardsville

The median gross income for households in Stanardsville is $31,250 a year, or $2,604 a month. The median rent for the city is $884 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stanardsville, a household making less than $2,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Stanardsville.1

Area Median Income In Stanardsville

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 Stanardsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Stanardsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,400

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 Stanardsville

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 Stanardsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
80% of Median $50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,500 $77,250 $82,950 $88,700 $94,400