Affordable Housing In Moundsville
Marshall County, West Virginia

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Moundsville

Wesley Park

200 Candlewick Ave
Moundsville, West Virginia
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1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ash Grove

10 Ash Ave
Moundsville, West Virginia
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hill View Apartments

7001 Riffle Dr
Moundsville, West Virginia

Woodland Knolls Apartments

248 Woodland Knls
Moundsville, West Virginia

Hill View II Apartments

409 Pebble Dr
Moundsville, West Virginia

Four Single Family Rental Units

Various Addresses
Moundsville, West Virginia

Dorsey St Burley Francine Kermit Gattsct

501 10th St
Moundsville, West Virginia

Washington Lands Apts.

Rd 4, Box 333b
Moundsville, West Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Moundsville, West Virginia

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Moundsville, West Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Moundsville Public Housing
Parkersburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Moundsville, West Virginia

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 560 affordable apartments for rent in Moundsville, West Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Moundsville, West Virginia

Moundsville features 465 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 Moundsville, West Virginia

There are 95 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moundsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moundsville, West Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Moundsville landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Moundsville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Moundsville, West Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $686 and $838.

2022 Moundsville, 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
Moundsville, West Virginia Fair Market Rent $539 $588 $762 $990 $1,140
Moundsville, West Virginia Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $529 to $647 $686 to $838 $891 to $1,089 $1,026 to $1,254

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Moundsville, WV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 560
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 465
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $34,628 ±$4,423
Median Rent $525 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.37% ± 9.42pp
Total Population 8,888

Population and Household Demographics

Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia with a population of 8,888. There are 3,960 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 28.33% of households in Moundsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moundsville

The median gross income for households in Moundsville is $34,628 a year, or $2,886 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 Moundsville, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Moundsville.

Area Median Income In Moundsville

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 Moundsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marshall County.

In Moundsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,400

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 Moundsville

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 Moundsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Moundsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,400 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Moundsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,650 $29,300 $32,950 $36,600 $39,550 $42,500 $45,400 $48,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Moundsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,000 $46,850 $52,700 $58,550 $63,250 $67,950 $72,650 $77,300