Qualify for Housing Assistance in Virginia

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Virginia.


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Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
30% of Median$13700$15700$17650$19600$21150$22750$24300$25850
Very Low Income$22850$26100$29400$32650$35250$37850$40500$43100
Low-Income$36600$41800$47050$52250$56450$60600$64800$68950
Giles County, VA
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20050$22900$25800$28650$30950$33250$35550$37800
Low-Income$32100$36700$41250$45850$49500$53200$56850$60500
Pulaski County, VA
30% of Median$12100$13800$15550$17250$18650$20000$21400$22750
Very Low Income$20150$23000$25900$28750$31050$33350$35650$37950
Low-Income$32200$36800$41400$46000$49700$53350$57050$60700
Charlottesville, VA
30% of Median$15300$17500$19650$21850$23600$25350$27100$28850
Very Low Income$25500$29100$32750$36400$39300$42200$45150$48050
Low-Income$40800$46600$52450$58250$62900$67550$72250$76900
Danville, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Harrisonburg, VA
30% of Median$12650$14500$16300$18100$19550$21000$22450$23900
Very Low Income$21150$24150$27200$30200$32600$35050$37450$39850
Low-Income$33800$38650$43450$48300$52150$56050$59900$63750
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA
30% of Median$10300$11750$13250$14700$15900$17050$18250$19400
Very Low Income$17150$19600$22050$24500$26450$28400$30400$32350
Low-Income$27450$31350$35300$39200$42350$45450$48600$51750
Lynchburg, VA
30% of Median$12200$13950$15700$17450$18850$20250$21650$23050
Very Low Income$20350$23250$26150$29050$31350$33700$36000$38350
Low-Income$32550$37200$41850$46500$50200$53950$57650$61400
Louisa County, VA
30% of Median$12800$14600$16450$18250$19700$21150$22650$24100
Very Low Income$21300$24350$27400$30450$32900$35300$37750$40200
Low-Income$34100$38950$43850$48700$52600$56500$60400$64300
Richmond, VA
30% of Median$15350$17550$19750$21950$23700$25450$27200$28950
Very Low Income$25600$29300$32950$36600$39550$42450$45400$48300
Low-Income$41000$46850$52700$58550$63250$67900$72600$77300
Franklin County, VA
30% of Median$12200$13950$15700$17450$18850$20250$21650$23050
Very Low Income$20350$23300$26200$29100$31450$33750$36100$38400
Low-Income$32600$37250$41900$46550$50250$54000$57700$61450
Roanoke, VA
30% of Median$13000$14850$16700$18550$20050$21500$23000$24500
Very Low Income$21650$24750$27850$30950$33450$35900$38400$40850
Low-Income$34650$39600$44550$49500$53450$57400$61400$65350
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
30% of Median$14250$16300$18300$20350$22000$23600$25250$26850
Very Low Income$23750$27150$30550$33950$36650$39400$42100$44800
Low-Income$38000$43450$48850$54300$58650$63000$67350$71700
Warren County, VA
30% of Median$14700$16800$18900$21000$22700$24350$26050$27700
Very Low Income$24500$28000$31500$35000$37800$40600$43400$46200
Low-Income$39200$44800$50400$56000$60500$64950$69450$73900
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD
30% of Median$21550$24650$27700$30800$33250$35750$38200$40650
Very Low Income$35950$41100$46200$51350$55450$59550$63650$67800
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Winchester, VA-WV
30% of Median$13500$15400$17350$19250$20800$22350$23850$25400
Very Low Income$22450$25700$28900$32100$34650$37250$39800$42350
Low-Income$35950$41100$46200$51350$55450$59550$63650$67800
Accomack County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Alleghany County-Clifton Forge city-Covington city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11500$13100$14750$16400$17700$19000$20350$21650
Very Low Income$19150$21900$24600$27350$29550$31750$33900$36100
Low-Income$30650$35000$39400$43750$47250$50750$54250$57750
Augusta County-Staunton city-Waynesboro city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$12600$14400$16200$18000$19450$20900$22300$23750
Very Low Income$21000$24000$27000$30000$32400$34800$37200$39600
Low-Income$33600$38400$43200$48000$51850$55700$59500$63350
Bath County, VA
30% of Median$11800$13500$15150$16850$18200$19550$20900$22250
Very Low Income$19650$22500$25300$28100$30350$32600$34850$37100
Low-Income$31450$35950$40450$44950$48550$52150$55750$59350
Bland County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Brunswick County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Buchanan County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Buckingham County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Carroll County-Galax city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Charlotte County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Culpeper County, VA
30% of Median$14650$16750$18850$20950$22650$24300$26000$27650
Very Low Income$24450$27950$31450$34950$37750$40550$43350$46150
Low-Income$39150$44700$50300$55900$60350$64850$69300$73800
Dickenson County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Essex County, VA
30% of Median$12450$14250$16000$17800$19200$20650$22050$23500
Very Low Income$20750$23700$26700$29650$32000$34400$36750$39150
Low-Income$33200$37950$42700$47450$51250$55050$58850$62650
Floyd County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Grayson County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Greensville County-Emporia city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Halifax County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Henry County-Martinsville city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Highland County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
King George County, VA
30% of Median$16150$18450$20750$23050$24900$26750$28600$30450
Very Low Income$26900$30750$34600$38450$41550$44600$47700$50750
Low-Income$43050$49200$55350$61500$66400$71350$76250$81200
Lancaster County, VA
30% of Median$12250$14000$15750$17500$18900$20300$21700$23100
Very Low Income$20450$23350$26300$29200$31550$33850$36200$38550
Low-Income$32700$37350$42050$46700$50450$54150$57900$61650
Lee County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Lunenburg County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Madison County, VA
30% of Median$12850$14700$16500$18350$19800$21300$22750$24200
Very Low Income$21400$24450$27500$30550$33000$35450$37900$40350
Low-Income$34250$39100$44000$48900$52800$56700$60650$64550
Mecklenburg County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Middlesex County, VA
30% of Median$12450$14200$16000$17750$19150$20600$22000$23450
Very Low Income$20700$23700$26650$29600$31950$34350$36700$39050
Low-Income$33150$37900$42600$47350$51150$54950$58700$62500
Northampton County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Northumberland County, VA
30% of Median$14050$16050$18050$20050$21650$23250$24850$26450
Very Low Income$23400$26700$30050$33400$36050$38750$41400$44100
Low-Income$37400$42750$48100$53450$57750$62000$66300$70550
Nottoway County, VA
30% of Median$11300$12900$14550$16150$17450$18750$20050$21300
Very Low Income$18850$21550$24250$26950$29100$31250$33400$35550
Low-Income$30150$34500$38800$43100$46550$50000$53450$56900
Orange County, VA
30% of Median$13800$15750$17750$19700$21300$22850$24450$26000
Very Low Income$22950$26250$29500$32800$35400$38050$40650$43300
Low-Income$36750$42000$47250$52500$56700$60900$65100$69300
Page County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Patrick County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Prince Edward County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Rappahannock County, VA
30% of Median$14850$16950$19100$21200$22900$24600$26300$28000
Very Low Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Low-Income$39550$45200$50850$56500$61000$65550$70050$74600
Richmond County, VA
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20100$22950$25850$28700$31000$33300$35600$37900
Low-Income$32150$36700$41300$45900$49550$53250$56900$60600
Rockbridge County-Buena Vista city-Lexington city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$12100$13800$15550$17250$18650$20000$21400$22750
Very Low Income$20150$23000$25900$28750$31050$33350$35650$37950
Low-Income$32200$36800$41400$46000$49700$53350$57050$60700
Russell County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Shenandoah County, VA
30% of Median$13000$14850$16700$18550$20050$21500$23000$24500
Very Low Income$21650$24700$27800$30900$33350$35850$38300$40800
Low-Income$34600$39550$44500$49450$53400$57350$61300$65250
Smyth County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Southampton County-Franklin city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11750$13450$15100$16800$18150$19500$20850$22200
Very Low Income$19600$22400$25200$28000$30250$32500$34700$36950
Low-Income$31350$35850$40300$44800$48400$51950$55550$59150
Tazewell County, VA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Westmoreland County, VA
30% of Median$11850$13500$15200$16900$18250$19600$20950$22300
Very Low Income$19700$22500$25350$28150$30400$32650$34900$37150
Low-Income$31550$36050$40550$45050$48650$52250$55850$59450
Wise County-Norton city, VA HNMFA
30% of Median$11150$12750$14350$15950$17250$18500$19800$21050
Very Low Income$18600$21250$23900$26550$28650$30800$32900$35050
Low-Income$29750$34000$38250$42500$45900$49300$52700$56100
Wythe County, VA
30% of Median$11500$13100$14750$16400$17700$19000$20350$21650
Very Low Income$19150$21900$24600$27350$29550$31750$33900$36100
Low-Income$30650$35000$39400$43750$47250$50750$54250$57750