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Cedar View Apartments

705 W 6th St
Brinkley, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural


103 E Lynn St
Brinkley, Arkansas
Public Housing

Sunset Apartments

408 W.Walnut
Brinkley, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Russell Bonner

13730 Highway 49
Brinkley, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Brinkley that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 248 low-income homes in Brinkley where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Brinkley, 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
Brinkley Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Brinkley.

Brinkley, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Brinkley, Arkansas

Brinkley features 248 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 Brinkley, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brinkley, Arkansas

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

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

2023 Brinkley, 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
Brinkley, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $481 $547 $720 $945 $1,024
Brinkley, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $433 to $529 $492 to $602 $648 to $792 $851 to $1,040 $922 to $1,126

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Brinkley, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 250
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 248
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $23,112 ±$5,992
Median Rent $486 ±$77
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49% ± 14.49pp
Total Population 3,007

Population and Household Demographics

Brinkley is a city in Monroe County, Arkansas with a population of 3,007. There are 1,306 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 49.54% of households in Brinkley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brinkley

The median gross income for households in Brinkley is $23,112 a year, or $1,926 a month. The median rent for the city is $486 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brinkley, a household making less than $1,620 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49% of households who rent are overburdened in Brinkley.

Area Median Income In Brinkley

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 Brinkley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Brinkley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,300

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 Brinkley

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 Brinkley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brinkley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brinkley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,300 $25,500 $28,700 $31,850 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brinkley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,700 $40,800 $45,900 $50,950 $55,050 $59,150 $63,200 $67,300