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Affordable Housing In Raleigh County
West Virginia

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Raleigh County

Heritage House

6 Yellow Wood Way
Beckley, West Virginia
$490-674
1-2 BR
55+

Ashley Manor Apartments

301 Daniels Dr
Sophia, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Greenbrier Estates

105 Sandstone Dr
Beckley, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Manor House Apartments

624 Johnstown Road
Beckley, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Wildwood House Apartments

150 Autumn Lane
Beckley, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

The Knolls

409 Knolls Drive
Daniels, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Roberts Village

100 Sunview Drive, Apt. 5R
Beaver, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Kimberly Apartments

1001 Kimberly Court
Daniels, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Maxine Apartments

100 Bolton Ave
Beckley, West Virginia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Fmrs Housing Inc

212 S Vance Dr
Beckley, West Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Raleigh County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Raleigh County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Raleigh County, West Virginia

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,124 affordable apartments for rent in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Raleigh County, West Virginia

Raleigh County features 869 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 Raleigh County, West Virginia

There are 211 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Raleigh County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Raleigh County, West Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Raleigh County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Raleigh County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Raleigh County, West Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $679 and $829.

2020 Raleigh 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 $644 $662 $754 $968 $1,270
Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $596 to $728 $679 to $829 $871 to $1,065 $1,143 to $1,397

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Raleigh County, WV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 1,124
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 869
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $41,032 ±$1,673
Median Rent $641 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.49% ± 4.23pp
Total Population 78,493

Population and Household Demographics

Raleigh County is a county in West Virginia with a population of 78,493. There are 31,274 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 27.16% of households in Raleigh County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Raleigh County

The median gross income for households in Raleigh County is $41,032 a year, or $3,419 a month. The median rent for the county is $641 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Raleigh County, a household making less than $2,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Raleigh County.

Area Median Income In Raleigh 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 Raleigh County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,300

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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Beckley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beckley are the Housing Authority of the City of Beckley and Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Bolt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bolt is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Bradley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradley is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Coal City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coal City is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Crab Orchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crab Orchard is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Daniels The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Daniels is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Eccles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eccles is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Ghent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ghent is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Glen White The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen White is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Helen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Helen is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Lester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lester is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Mabscott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mabscott is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
MacArthur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves MacArthur is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Piney View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piney View is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Prosperity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prosperity is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Rhodell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rhodell is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Shady Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shady Spring is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Sophia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sophia is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.
Stanaford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stanaford is the Housing Authority of Raleigh County.