Affordable Housing In Greenbrier County
22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenbrier County
Housing Authorities that serve Greenbrier County
|Greenbrier County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 707 affordable apartments for rent in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
Income Based Apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Greenbrier County features 355 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 Greenbrier County, West Virginia
There are 352 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenbrier County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greenbrier County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Greenbrier County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenbrier County, West Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $658 and $804.
2020 Greenbrier County, 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.
Greenbrier County, WV Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||22|
|Total Low Income Apartments||707|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||355|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26.67%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.16|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Median Household Income||$39,746 ±$2,836|
|Median Rent||$630 ±$57|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.67% ± 4.51pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Greenbrier County is a county in West Virginia with a population of 35,666. There are 15,339 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 26.67% of households in Greenbrier County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Greenbrier County
The median gross income for households in Greenbrier County is $39,746 a year, or $3,312 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenbrier County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenbrier County.
Area Median Income In Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier County, 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 Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier County
|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|
Cities In Greenbrier County
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|Alderson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alderson is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Fairlea||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairlea is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Falling Spring||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Falling Spring is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Lewisburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewisburg is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Quinwood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quinwood is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Rainelle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rainelle is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Ronceverte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ronceverte is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|Rupert||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rupert is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|
|White Sulphur Springs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Sulphur Springs is the Greenbrier County Housing Authority.|