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Affordable Housing In Ronceverte
Greenbrier County, West Virginia

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ronceverte

Riverview Apts

701 E Edgar Ave
Ronceverte, West Virginia

Ronceverte Village Apts

1000 Blake Ave
Ronceverte, West Virginia
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Housing Authorities that serve Ronceverte

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ronceverte, West Virginia

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Ronceverte, West Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Ronceverte, West Virginia

Ronceverte features 40 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 Ronceverte, West Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ronceverte, West Virginia

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

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

2020 Ronceverte, 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 research.

Ronceverte, WV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $37,898 ±$7,660
Median Rent $595 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.02% ± 13.1pp
Total Population 1,582

Population and Household Demographics

Ronceverte is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia with a population of 1,582. There are 699 households in the city with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 33.91% of households in Ronceverte are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ronceverte

The median gross income for households in Ronceverte is $37,898 a year, or $3,158 a month. The median rent for the city is $595 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ronceverte, a household making less than $1,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Ronceverte.

Area Median Income In Ronceverte

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

In Ronceverte, 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 Ronceverte

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 Ronceverte

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