Affordable Housing In Sussex County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sussex 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 Sussex County, Virginia
|Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Prince George||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Sussex County Housing Office||-|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sussex County, Virginia
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Sussex County, Virginia.
Income Based Apartments in Sussex County, Virginia
Sussex County 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 Sussex County, Virginia
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sussex County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sussex County, Virginia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sussex County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sussex County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sussex County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,070 and $1,308.
2022 Sussex 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|
|Sussex County, Virginia Fair Market Rent||$1,022||$1,044||$1,189||$1,556||$1,864|
|Sussex County, Virginia Payment Standard Range||$920 to $1,124||$940 to $1,148||$1,070 to $1,308||$1,400 to $1,712||$1,678 to $2,050|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sussex County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||0|
|Total Low Income Apartments||0|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.55%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.10|
|Average Household Size||2.08|
|Median Household Income||$39,194 ±$4,305|
|Median Rent||$728 ±$115|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.34% ± 3.26pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sussex County is a county in Virginia with a population of 11,864. There are 3,149 households in the county with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 34.55% of households in Sussex County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sussex County
The median gross income for households in Sussex County is $39,194 a year, or $3,266 a month. The median rent for the county is $728 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sussex County, a household making less than $2,427 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Sussex County.
Area Median Income In Sussex 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 Sussex County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,000
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 Sussex 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 Sussex County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sussex 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 Sussex 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 Sussex County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Sussex County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Stony Creek||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stony Creek is the Sussex County Housing Office.|
|Wakefield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wakefield is the Sussex County Housing Office.|
|Waverly||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waverly are the Virginia Housing, Albemarle County Office of Housing, Sussex County Housing Office and Central Virginia Resource Corporation - Prince George.|