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Affordable Housing In Westmoreland County
Virginia

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Westmoreland County

Montross Apartments

18 Willow Tree Dr
Montross, Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Parker Run

91 Shelby Farm Rd
Montross, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Meadows

400 Meadow Ave
Colonial Beach, Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverwood Apartments

368 Riverwood Dr
Colonial Beach, Virginia
Subsidized

Colonial Beach Apts

343 12th St # 1
Colonial Beach, Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Westmoreland County

Housing Authority Programs
Virginia Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Westmoreland County, Virginia

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 188 affordable apartments for rent in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Westmoreland County, Virginia

Westmoreland County features 172 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 Westmoreland County, Virginia

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westmoreland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westmoreland County, Virginia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westmoreland County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $787 and $961.

2021 Westmoreland 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
Westmoreland County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $589 $663 $874 $1,251 $1,513
Westmoreland County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $597 to $729 $787 to $961 $1,126 to $1,376 $1,362 to $1,664

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Westmoreland County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 172
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $47,911 ±$6,049
Median Rent $910 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.93% ± 9.99pp
Total Population 17,557

Population and Household Demographics

Westmoreland County is a county in Virginia with a population of 17,557. There are 6,944 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 25.42% of households in Westmoreland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westmoreland County

The median gross income for households in Westmoreland County is $47,911 a year, or $3,993 a month. The median rent for the county is $910 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westmoreland County, a household making less than $3,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Westmoreland County.

Area Median Income In Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,900

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 Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Westmoreland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,150 $18,450 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Westmoreland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,900 $30,750 $34,600 $38,400 $41,500 $44,550 $47,650 $50,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Westmoreland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,450 $66,400 $71,300 $76,200 $81,150

Cities In Westmoreland County

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City Served By
Colonial Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colonial Beach is the Virginia Housing.
Montross The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montross is the Virginia Housing.