Affordable Housing In Crawford County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crawford County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, Arkansas
|Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Crawford County, Arkansas
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 944 affordable apartments for rent in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Income Based Apartments in Crawford County, Arkansas
Crawford County features 441 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 Crawford County, Arkansas
There are 503 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crawford County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Crawford County, Arkansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crawford County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Crawford County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crawford County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.
2022 Crawford 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|
|Crawford County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent||$559||$562||$740||$1,031||$1,165|
|Crawford County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range||$503 to $615||$506 to $618||$666 to $814||$928 to $1,134||$1,049 to $1,282|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Crawford County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||944|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||441|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.27%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.58|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Median Household Income||$41,268 ±$1,870|
|Median Rent||$637 ±$22|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||40.05% ± 5.85pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Crawford County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 61,748. There are 23,649 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 23.27% of households in Crawford County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Crawford County
The median gross income for households in Crawford County is $41,268 a year, or $3,439 a month. The median rent for the county is $637 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crawford County, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Crawford County.
Area Median Income In Crawford 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 Crawford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,300
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 Crawford 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 Crawford 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 Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Crawford County
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|Alma||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alma are the Alma Housing Authority and Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Cedarville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedarville is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Chester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chester is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Dyer||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dyer is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Kibler||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kibler is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Mountainburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountainburg is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Mulberry||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mulberry is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Rudy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rudy is the Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|
|Van Buren||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Van Buren are the Van Buren Housing Authority and Crawford Co. Public Facilties Board.|