Affordable Housing In Benton County
Arkansas

67 Low Income Apartment Communities In Benton County

Meadow Park Apartments

840 N 16th St
Rogers, Arkansas
$713-876
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Gateway Senior Apartments

1503 W Persimmon St
Rogers, Arkansas
Call For Rent
2 BR

Ashton Heights Apartments

1000 SE Falcon Ln
Bentonville, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Peaks at Springdale

1252 Cooper Drive
Springdale, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

GardenWalk of Bentonville Apartments

801 SE 10th St
Bentonville, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Colony Square Apartments

1322 A Q Cir
Springdale, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mill St. Mansion

913 Mill St.
Springdale, Arkansas
Call For Rent
2 BR

Stoneridge Duplexes of Siloam Springs

824A Travertine Street
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Call For Rent
4 BR

Johnson Meadows Apartments

2447 Johnson Meadows Pl
Springdale, Arkansas
$440-505
1-2 BR

816 A Street Apartments

816 A St
Bentonville, Arkansas
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Benton County, Arkansas

There are 67 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,564 affordable apartments for rent in Benton County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Benton County, Arkansas

Benton County features 1,180 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 Benton County, Arkansas

There are 3,230 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Benton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Benton County, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Benton County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Benton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Benton County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2022 Benton County, 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
Benton County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $658 $695 $865 $1,229 $1,481
Benton County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $592 to $724 $626 to $765 $779 to $952 $1,106 to $1,352 $1,333 to $1,629

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Benton County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 67
Total Low Income Apartments 4,564
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,180
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $56,239 ±$1,291
Median Rent $796 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.88% ± 2.26pp
Total Population 238,198

Population and Household Demographics

Benton County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 238,198. There are 85,670 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 33.02% of households in Benton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Benton County

The median gross income for households in Benton County is $56,239 a year, or $4,687 a month. The median rent for the county is $796 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Benton County, a household making less than $2,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Benton County.

Area Median Income In Benton County

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.

In Benton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,900

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 Benton County

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 Benton County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Benton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,750 $18,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Benton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,450 $40,450 $43,450 $46,450 $49,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Benton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,950 $47,950 $53,950 $59,900 $64,700 $69,500 $74,300 $79,100

Cities In Benton County

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City Served By
Avoca
Bella Vista
Bentonville
Bethel Heights
Cave Springs
Centerton
Cherokee City
Decatur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decatur is the Housing Authority of the City of Decatur.
Elm Springs
Garfield
Gateway
Gentry
Gravette
Highfill
Hiwasse
Little Flock
Lost Bridge Village
Lowell
Maysville
Pea Ridge
Prairie Creek
Rogers
Siloam Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Siloam Springs is the Siloam Springs Housing Authority.
Springdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springdale is the Springdale Housing Authority.
Springtown
Sulphur Springs