Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Dumas, AR

Find 12 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Dumas, AR – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Woodland Hills

204 Pistachio, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Mitchellville Villas

110 E Banks St, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

The Meadows Apartments - Dumas

70 Jack Dante Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Northview Apartments

141 Clayton Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Glen Cove Apartments

58 Mistletoe St, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Centennial Apartments

220 Dan Gill Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Chateau Desha

84 Jack Dante Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Pendleton Apt

#23 Evergreen St, Dumas, Arkansas

Dumas Scattered Sites

100 N Pecan St, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Gill Court Reid Court

301 Free Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Centennial Apartments

10 Meador Dr, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Dumas Housing Partners

224 W Bowles St, Dumas, Arkansas 71639

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On September 12th, 2017 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Dumas, Arkansas
$15.42/hour
$4.42 (+40%) more than Arkansas minimum wage and $8.17 (+113%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Dumas, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Dumas, Arkansas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Dumas, Arkansas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Dumas, Arkansas.

Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Dumas.

How many renters live in Dumas, Arkansas?

The City of Dumas has 3,965 people living in 1,709 households.

There are 1,689 renters living in 716 renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.6 percent of the population living in Dumas.

What is the rental market like in Dumas, Arkansas?

There are an estimated 1,978 housing units in the Dumas area. Of these, 770 units are rental homes, making up 39 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Dumas, Arkansas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Dumas?

The rental vacancy rate in Dumas is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Dumas for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dumas
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 157 229 275 55
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dumas

A large number of apartments in Dumas have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Dumas are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 35 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Dumas

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $630 to $1,381. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $630
One BR $634
Two BR $814
Three BR $1,121
Four BR $1,381
2024 Fair Market Rents in Dumas, Arkansas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Dumas?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 128 82 percent
Two BR 203 89 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Dumas, Arkansas

How many affordable rental units are in Dumas?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Dumas, Arkansas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 334
Public Housing 93
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 116
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 129
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Dumas, Arkansas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Dumas, Arkansas

Dumas features 329 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 Dumas, Arkansas

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dumas.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dumas, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dumas landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dumas.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dumas, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $733 and $895.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.