Economic Improvement Council, Inc

712 Virginia Road
Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina 27932

Economic Improvement Council, Inc is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Family Self-Sufficiency programs.

Economic Improvement Council, Inc offers Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Camden County, Chowan County, Currituck County, Dare County, Gates County, Hyde County, Pasquotank County, Perquimans County, Tyrrell County and Washington County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Multi-County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Economic Improvement Council, Inc Waiting Lists

Closed: Multi-County, North Carolina Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Economic Improvement Council, Inc (EICCA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Multiple Counties is closed

The EICCA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 7, 2022,  until the maximum number of applications was received for each county. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

  • This waiting list was for Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington County, North Carolina

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Local Residents.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the EICCA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the EICCA public notice on August 25, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington County, North Carolina.

Last Updated on 09/08/2022.

About Economic Improvement Council, Inc

HCV Portability Status

As of September 24th, 2022, Economic Improvement Council, Inc is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

More Information About the EIC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Here.

  


About the Economic Improvement Council, Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Economic Improvement Council, Inc manages 1,144 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 1,130 1 13
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $484 $537 $700
Monthly Cost $546,446 $537 $9,103

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Economic Improvement Council, Inc

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 20% having issued approximately 60 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 14 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $12,451 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 62% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

55% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

77% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 76% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Economic Improvement Council, Inc Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 54% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

7% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 55% with 3 or more bedrooms. 42% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Economic Improvement Council, Inc voucher holders in 2016 was $314 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $534. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $168.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.