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Affordable Housing In Woodlawn
Fairfax County, Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Woodlawn

Housing Authority Programs
Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woodlawn, Virginia

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Woodlawn, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Woodlawn, Virginia

Woodlawn 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 Woodlawn, Virginia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woodlawn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woodlawn, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Woodlawn landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Woodlawn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woodlawn, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,589 and $1,942.

2021 Woodlawn, 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
Woodlawn, Virginia Fair Market Rent $1,513 $1,548 $1,765 $2,263 $2,742
Woodlawn, Virginia Payment Standard Range $1,362 to $1,664 $1,393 to $1,703 $1,589 to $1,942 $2,037 to $2,489 $2,468 to $3,016

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Woodlawn, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $66,718 ±$5,656
Median Rent $1,390 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.2% ± 8.79pp
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Woodlawn is a city in Fairfax County, Virginia with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Woodlawn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woodlawn

The median gross income for households in Woodlawn is $66,718 a year, or $5,560 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,390 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woodlawn, a household making less than $4,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Woodlawn.

Area Median Income In Woodlawn

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 Woodlawn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fairfax County.

In Woodlawn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,000

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 Woodlawn

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 Woodlawn

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Woodlawn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woodlawn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woodlawn AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$57,650 $65,850 $74,100 $82,300 $88,900 $95,500 $102,100 $108,650