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Affordable Housing In Greenbrier County
West Virginia

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenbrier County

Orient Hill Apartments

125 Hill Ridge Lane
Rainelle, West Virginia
Subsidized

Rupert 2 Apartments

1073 Anjean Road
Rupert, West Virginia

Alderson Manor

PO Box 621
Alderson, West Virginia
Subsidized

West Virginia

202 Monroe St
Alderson, West Virginia

Fort Springs Apartments

217 N Lee St
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Spruce Cove Lp

410 Northridge Dr
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Wilshere Landing Apartments

Brush Rd
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Wilshere Landing Apartments

719 Northridge Dr
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Veronica Apartments

50 Circle Dr
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Laverne Apartments

15 Old Country Rd
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Housing Authorities that serve Greenbrier County

Housing Authority Programs
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
Total Population 35,666

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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City Served By
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.