Affordable Housing In Batesville
Independence County, Arkansas

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Batesville

Sun Valley Apartments

375 W Ross St
Batesville, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lighthouse Group Home

2145 N Heights Ave
Batesville, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Independence Apartments

4040 Harrison St
Batesville, Arkansas
Disabled Supportive Housing

Daffin Manor

355 S 14th St
Batesville, Arkansas

Hill Haven Manor

1075 N Hill St
Batesville, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rose Manor Apartment

1450 Grays Ave
Batesville, Arkansas

College Street Housing

1530 E College St
Batesville, Arkansas

North Arkansas Special Housing

1731 N State St
Batesville, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Huskey Apartments I

2501 Case St
Batesville, Arkansas

Huskey Apartments II

2575 Case St
Batesville, Arkansas

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Batesville, Arkansas

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 Batesville, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Batesville Housing Authority Public Housing
White River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Batesville, Arkansas

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 336 affordable apartments for rent in Batesville, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Batesville, Arkansas

Batesville features 186 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 Batesville, Arkansas

There are 150 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Batesville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Batesville, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Batesville landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Batesville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Batesville, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $799.

2023 Batesville, 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
Batesville, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $544 $552 $726 $950 $975
Batesville, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $490 to $598 $497 to $607 $653 to $799 $855 to $1,045 $878 to $1,073

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Batesville, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 336
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 186
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $38,092 ±$4,600
Median Rent $586 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.71% ± 8.1pp
Total Population 10,479

Population and Household Demographics

Batesville is a city in Independence County, Arkansas with a population of 10,479. There are 3,863 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 35.36% of households in Batesville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Batesville

The median gross income for households in Batesville is $38,092 a year, or $3,174 a month. The median rent for the city is $586 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Batesville, a household making less than $1,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Batesville.

Area Median Income In Batesville

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 Batesville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Independence County.

In Batesville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Batesville

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 Batesville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Batesville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,150 $37,600 $40,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Batesville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,250 $24,250 $27,300 $30,300 $32,750 $35,150 $37,600 $40,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Batesville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,500 $52,400 $56,300 $60,150 $64,050