Affordable Housing In Tyler County
West Virginia

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tyler County

Riverview Apartments

312 Clay St
Sistersville, West Virginia
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Timber Ridge Apartments

230 Wood St
Sistersville, West Virginia
Subsidized

Middlebourne Manor

Fair Ave.
Middlebourne, West Virginia
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tyler County, 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 Tyler County, West Virginia

Housing Authority Programs
Parkersburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tyler County, West Virginia

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 144 affordable apartments for rent in Tyler County, West Virginia.

Income Based Apartments in Tyler County, West Virginia

Tyler County features 144 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 Tyler County, West Virginia

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tyler County, West Virginia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tyler County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Tyler County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tyler County, West Virginia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $673 and $823.

2022 Tyler 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
Tyler County, West Virginia Fair Market Rent $497 $657 $748 $925 $1,091
Tyler County, West Virginia Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $591 to $723 $673 to $823 $833 to $1,018 $982 to $1,200

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tyler County, WV Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 144
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $38,854 ±$3,862
Median Rent $556 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.52% ± 8.4pp
Total Population 9,033

Population and Household Demographics

Tyler County is a county in West Virginia with a population of 9,033. There are 3,616 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 22.87% of households in Tyler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tyler County

The median gross income for households in Tyler County is $38,854 a year, or $3,238 a month. The median rent for the county is $556 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tyler County, a household making less than $1,853 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Tyler County.

Area Median Income In Tyler 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 Tyler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,400

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 Tyler 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 Tyler County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tyler County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950

Cities In Tyler County

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City Served By
Friendly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendly is the Parkersburg Housing Authority.
Middlebourne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middlebourne is the Parkersburg Housing Authority.
Paden City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paden City is the Parkersburg Housing Authority.
Sistersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sistersville is the Parkersburg Housing Authority.