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Affordable Housing In Falling Spring
Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Falling Spring

Housing Authority Programs
Greenbrier County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Falling Spring, West Virginia

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

Income Based Apartments in Falling Spring, West Virginia

Falling Spring 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 Falling Spring, West Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Falling Spring, West Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Falling Spring landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Falling Spring.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Falling Spring, West Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $658 and $804.

2020 Falling Spring, West 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
Fair Market Rent $614 $619 $731 $982 $1,137
Payment Standard Range $553 to $675 $557 to $681 $658 to $804 $884 to $1,080 $1,023 to $1,251

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Falling Spring, WV 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 14.06%
Average Renter Household Size 1.22
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $55,000 ±$15,732
Median Rent $525 ±$232
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 11.11% ± 213.87pp
Total Population 169

Population and Household Demographics

Falling Spring is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia with a population of 169. There are 64 households in the city with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 14.06% of households in Falling Spring are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Falling Spring

The median gross income for households in Falling Spring is $55,000 a year, or $4,583 a month. The median rent for the city is $525 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Falling Spring, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 11.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Falling Spring.

Area Median Income In Falling Spring

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 Falling Spring, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greenbrier County.

In Falling Spring, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,400

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 Falling Spring

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 Falling Spring

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
50% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $29,650 $31,850 $34,050 $36,250
80% of Median $30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950