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Affordable Housing In Surry County
Virginia

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Surry County

Surry Village I

82 Surry Village Dr
Spring Grove, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lebanon Village

14 Queensway Ln
Spring Grove, Virginia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

New Lebanon Village II

11 Kingsway Lane
Spring Grove, Virginia
Subsidized
55+
Accessible

Surry Village III Apartments

128 Surry Village Dr
Surry, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Surry County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Sussex County Housing Office -

Guide To Affordable Housing in Surry County, Virginia

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 104 affordable apartments for rent in Surry County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Surry County, Virginia

Surry County features 96 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 Surry County, Virginia

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Surry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Surry County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Surry County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $645 and $789.

2021 Surry 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
Surry County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $483 $569 $717 $1,026 $1,241
Surry County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $435 to $531 $512 to $626 $645 to $789 $923 to $1,129 $1,117 to $1,365

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Surry County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 104
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $53,673 ±$4,311
Median Rent $823 ±$109
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.28% ± 10.39pp
Total Population 6,823

Population and Household Demographics

Surry County is a county in Virginia with a population of 6,823. There are 2,668 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 20.01% of households in Surry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Surry County

The median gross income for households in Surry County is $53,673 a year, or $4,473 a month. The median rent for the county is $823 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Surry County, a household making less than $2,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Surry County.

Area Median Income In Surry 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 Surry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Surry 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 Surry County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Surry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Surry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Surry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650

Cities In Surry County

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City Served By
Claremont The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Claremont are the Virginia Housing and Sussex County Housing Office.
Dendron The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dendron are the Virginia Housing and Sussex County Housing Office.
Scotland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scotland are the Virginia Housing and Sussex County Housing Office.
Spring Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Grove are the Virginia Housing and Sussex County Housing Office.
Surry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Surry are the Virginia Housing and Sussex County Housing Office.