Affordable Housing In De Valls Bluff
Prairie County, Arkansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In De Valls Bluff

Edge Oaks Apartments

333 S Bridges St
De Valls Bluff, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Edge Oaks Apartments

200 S Bridges St
De Valls Bluff, Arkansas
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in De Valls Bluff, 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 De Valls Bluff, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
De Valls Bluff Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 49 affordable apartments for rent in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas

De Valls Bluff features 25 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 De Valls Bluff, Arkansas

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in De Valls Bluff.

Housing Choice Vouchers in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $592 and $724.

2022 De Valls Bluff, 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
De Valls Bluff, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $487 $500 $658 $813 $941
De Valls Bluff, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $438 to $536 $450 to $550 $592 to $724 $732 to $894 $847 to $1,035

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

De Valls Bluff, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 49
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $20,833 ±$9,522
Median Rent $286 ±$148
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.62% ± 22.91pp
Total Population 622

Population and Household Demographics

De Valls Bluff is a city in Prairie County, Arkansas with a population of 622. There are 282 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 43.26% of households in De Valls Bluff are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in De Valls Bluff

The median gross income for households in De Valls Bluff is $20,833 a year, or $1,736 a month. The median rent for the city is $286 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In De Valls Bluff, a household making less than $953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.62% of households who rent are overburdened in De Valls Bluff.

Area Median Income In De Valls Bluff

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 De Valls Bluff, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prairie County.

In De Valls Bluff, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,800

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 De Valls Bluff

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 De Valls Bluff

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the De Valls Bluff 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 De Valls Bluff 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 De Valls Bluff 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