Affordable Housing In Stanley
Page County, Virginia

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stanley

Massanutten Valley Apartments

F1 Ball Park Rd
Stanley, Virginia

Massanutten Valley

166 Massanutten Valley Rd
Stanley, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Stanley

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Shenandoah County Department of Social Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stanley, Virginia

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Stanley, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Stanley, Virginia

Stanley 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 Stanley, Virginia

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stanley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stanley, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stanley landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Stanley.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stanley, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2021 Stanley, 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
Stanley, Virginia Fair Market Rent $493 $604 $732 $938 $1,184
Stanley, Virginia Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $544 to $664 $659 to $805 $844 to $1,032 $1,066 to $1,302

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Stanley, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $32,895 ±$3,015
Median Rent $743 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.08% ± 16.16pp
Total Population 1,697

Population and Household Demographics

Stanley is a city in Page County, Virginia with a population of 1,697. There are 684 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 47.51% of households in Stanley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stanley

The median gross income for households in Stanley is $32,895 a year, or $2,741 a month. The median rent for the city is $743 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stanley, a household making less than $2,477 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Stanley.

Area Median Income In Stanley

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 Stanley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Page County.

In Stanley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,400

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 Stanley

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 Stanley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stanley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,900 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Stanley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Stanley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850