Affordable Housing In York County

Housing Authorities that serve York County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in York County, Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in York County, Virginia

York 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 York County, Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in York County, Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay York County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in York County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

York 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 27.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $81,749 ±$3,290
Median Rent $1,389 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.97% ± 4.89pp
Total Population 66,471

Population and Household Demographics

York County is a County in Virginia with a population of 66,471. There are 23,997 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 27.02% of households in York County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in York County

The median gross income for households in York County is $81,749 a year, or $6,812 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,389 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In York County, a household making less than $4,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.97% of households who rent are overburdened in York County.1

Area Median Income In York 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 York County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,300

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 York 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 York County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,700 $19,050 $21,450 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,800 $31,750 $35,700 $39,650 $42,850 $46,000 $49,200 $52,350
80% of Median $44,450 $50,800 $57,150 $63,450 $68,550 $73,650 $78,700 $83,800