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Brad of Black Rock

136 S Saint Joseph St
Black Rock, Arkansas
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Black Rock that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 9 low-income homes in Black Rock where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $273 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Black Rock, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Lawrence County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Black Rock.

Black Rock, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Black Rock, Arkansas

Black Rock features 9 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 Black Rock, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Black Rock, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Black Rock, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2023 Black Rock, 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
Black Rock, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $539 $547 $720 $957 $1,134
Black Rock, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $492 to $602 $648 to $792 $861 to $1,053 $1,021 to $1,247

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Black Rock, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 9
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 9
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.07%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $28,355 ±$6,011
Median Rent $504 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.78% ± 19.3pp
Total Population 642

Population and Household Demographics

Black Rock is a city in Lawrence County, Arkansas with a population of 642. There are 251 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 33.07% of households in Black Rock are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Black Rock

The median gross income for households in Black Rock is $28,355 a year, or $2,363 a month. The median rent for the city is $504 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Black Rock, a household making less than $1,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Black Rock.

Area Median Income In Black Rock

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 Black Rock, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lawrence County.

In Black Rock, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,300

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 Black Rock

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 Black Rock

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Black Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Black Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Black Rock AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950