Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Bay, AR

Discover affordable housing in Bay where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mature Living of Bay

500 Dorton St, Bay, Arkansas 72411

116 Terra Dr

116 Terra Dr, Bay, Arkansas 72411

bed 3
payment $1025/mo.

Bay Apartments

200 Lunsford Street, Bay, Arkansas

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Bay, Arkansas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bay, Arkansas
$17.73/hour
$6.73 (+61%) more than Arkansas minimum wage and $10.48 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Bay, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Bay, Arkansas.

Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bay.

How many renters live in Bay, Arkansas?

The City of Bay has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 54.47 percent of the population living in Bay.

What is the rental market like in Bay, Arkansas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Bay area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bay, Arkansas, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bay?

The rental vacancy rate in Bay is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Bay for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bay
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 50 116 239 66
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bay

A large number of apartments in Bay have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Bay

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $634 to $1,560. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $634
One BR $767
Two BR $936
Three BR $1,226
Four BR $1,560
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bay, Arkansas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Bay?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 48 96 percent
Two BR 98 84 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bay, Arkansas

How many affordable rental units are in Bay?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Bay, Arkansas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bay, Arkansas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Bay, Arkansas

Bay features 44 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 Bay, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bay, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bay, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $842 and $1,030.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.