Affordable Housing In Clinton
Van Buren County, Arkansas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clinton

White River Senior Housing, Inc

487 Pine St
Clinton, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Firm Anchor

1 Shake Rag Rd
Clinton, Arkansas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Lefler Estates

813 Highway 65 S
Clinton, Arkansas
Subsidized

Patton Square Apts

Shake Rag Road
Clinton, Arkansas
  • «
  • 1
  • »

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clinton, Arkansas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 183 affordable apartments for rent in Clinton, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Clinton, Arkansas

Clinton features 147 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 Clinton, Arkansas

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $612 and $748.

2022 Clinton, 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
Clinton, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $461 $517 $680 $841 $922
Clinton, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $415 to $507 $465 to $569 $612 to $748 $757 to $925 $830 to $1,014

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clinton, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 183
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 147
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $33,882 ±$7,533
Median Rent $571 ±$123
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.05% ± 9.87pp
Total Population 2,564

Population and Household Demographics

Clinton is a city in Van Buren County, Arkansas with a population of 2,564. There are 936 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 41.67% of households in Clinton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clinton

The median gross income for households in Clinton is $33,882 a year, or $2,824 a month. The median rent for the city is $571 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clinton, a household making less than $1,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Clinton.

Area Median Income In Clinton

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 Clinton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Van Buren County.

In Clinton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,600

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 Clinton

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 Clinton

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 Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200