Affordable Housing In Wythe County

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wythe County

Wytheville Community Apartments

350 E Lexington St
Wytheville, Virginia
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1-2 BR
Disabled Supportive Housing

Rolling Hills Blue Sky

1050 W. Washington St
Wytheville, Virginia
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2 BR

Westwood Apartments

1050 W. Washington Street
Wytheville, Virginia
Call For Rent
2 BR

Freedom Lane

468 Peppers Ferry Rd
Wytheville, Virginia
VASH Welcome
Veterans Welcome

The Northwinds

2355 N 4th St
Wytheville, Virginia

Jefferson Place ( and Byrd Hill

200 W Jefferson St
Wytheville, Virginia


170 Hedgefield Ln
Wytheville, Virginia

Longview Village

101 Longview Village Cir
Wytheville, Virginia

Hedgefield Terrace

565 N 24th St
Wytheville, Virginia

Jefferson Union

535 S 12th St
Wytheville, Virginia

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wythe County, Virginia

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 718 affordable apartments for rent in Wythe County, Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Wythe County, Virginia

Wythe County features 550 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 Wythe County, Virginia

There are 168 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wythe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wythe County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wythe County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wythe County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wythe County, Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $641 and $783.

2022 Wythe 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
Wythe County, Virginia Fair Market Rent $486 $547 $712 $880 $1,219
Wythe County, Virginia Payment Standard Range $437 to $535 $492 to $602 $641 to $783 $792 to $968 $1,097 to $1,341

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wythe County, VA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 550
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.29%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $41,360 ±$2,679
Median Rent $611 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.01% ± 6.46pp
Total Population 29,190

Population and Household Demographics

Wythe County is a county in Virginia with a population of 29,190. There are 11,863 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 30.29% of households in Wythe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wythe County

The median gross income for households in Wythe County is $41,360 a year, or $3,447 a month. The median rent for the county is $611 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wythe County, a household making less than $2,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Wythe County.

Area Median Income In Wythe 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 Wythe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 Wythe 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 Wythe County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wythe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,300 $37,700 $40,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wythe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $35,300 $37,700 $40,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wythe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $38,950 $43,800 $48,650 $52,550 $56,450 $60,350 $64,250

Cities In Wythe County

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City Served By
Fort Chiswell
Max Meadows
Rural Retreat
Wytheville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wytheville is the Wytheville Redev. and Housing Authority.