Affordable Housing In Surry County
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Surry County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Surry 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 Surry County, Virginia
|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 $632 and $772.
2022 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||$479||$559||$702||$997||$1,202|
|Surry County, Virginia Payment Standard Range||$431 to $527||$503 to $615||$632 to $772||$897 to $1,097||$1,082 to $1,322|
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|
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 $67,800
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.
|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.
|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.
Cities In Surry County
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|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.|