Affordable Housing In Almyra
Arkansas County, Arkansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Almyra, Arkansas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Almyra, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Almyra, Arkansas

Almyra features 0 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 Almyra, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Almyra, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Almyra landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Almyra.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Almyra, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $625 and $763.

2022 Almyra, Arkansas 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
Almyra, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $514 $527 $694 $858 $941
Almyra, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $474 to $580 $625 to $763 $772 to $944 $847 to $1,035

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Almyra, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.75%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $41,042 ±$8,884
Median Rent $720 ±$139
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35% ± 87.75pp
Total Population 345

Population and Household Demographics

Almyra is a city in Arkansas County, Arkansas with a population of 345. There are 127 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 15.75% of households in Almyra are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Almyra

The median gross income for households in Almyra is $41,042 a year, or $3,420 a month. The median rent for the city is $720 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Almyra, a household making less than $2,400 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35% of households who rent are overburdened in Almyra.

Area Median Income In Almyra

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 Almyra, the AMI is calculated from all households within Arkansas County.

In Almyra, 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 Almyra

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 Almyra

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Almyra AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,400 $31,600 $33,750 $35,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Almyra AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,050 $21,800 $24,500 $27,200 $29,400 $31,600 $33,750 $35,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Almyra AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,500 $47,000 $50,500 $53,950 $57,450