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Affordable Rent Program

Somerset offers special programs designed to keep rents affordable. Your household may qualify if you earn household income falls within the guidelines below. We encourage you to contact our leasing center for more information if you believe you may qualify.

  1 Person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 People 7 People 8 People
50% Income Limits $28,400 $32,450 $36,500 $40,550 $43,800 $47,050 $50,300 $53,550
80% Income Limits$44,240 $50,560 $56,880 $63,120 $68,240 $73,280 $78,320 $83,360

To qualify and be approved for this affordable housing, verification of your household's eligibility will need to be documented. To expedite the processing of your application for qualification with the LIHTC program guidelines, you may provide us with any of the documents listed below that apply to your household.  These documents may not be required if your household's income, assets, and other eligibility information are verified and documented completely by a third-party source.  However, providing the documents at the time of application may speed up our approval process and/or clarify incomplete third-party documentation.  A photocopy of the following documents is acceptable.  If you do not have copies we will be happy to make copies of any original documents you have.




  1. All Filed Divorce or Legal Separation Records for all current and previous marriages.  Records should include a petition for dissolution; final decree of dissolution; and custody, support, and property settlement documents. 
  2. All Court Ordered Child Support Documents and Paternity Records if a court order is not part of a divorce filing.
  3. Award Letters Dated within 120 days for Social Security, Supplemental Social Security (Disability), Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), Pensions and Trusts Funds, Unemployment Benefits, Annuity Payments, and Death or Disability Payments.
  4. Last 6 Consecutive Pay stubs for all adults (18 years of age or older) in your household.
  5. Most Current Bank or other Financial Institution Statement for all asset accounts held.  These asset accounts include but are not limited to checking, savings, certificates of deposits, money markets, mutual funds, 401Ks, and IRAs.
  6. Birth Certificates for all children under the age of 18 and adult students living as a dependent with parent(s).
  7. Social Security Cards for each member of your household including minors

Contact our leasing center for more information!