Affordable Housing In Eureka Springs
Carroll County, Arkansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eureka Springs

Victoria Woods Apartments

100 Victoria Woods Blvd
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Swiss Villa Apts

37 Pivot Rock Road
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 105 affordable apartments for rent in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs features 0 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 Eureka Springs, Arkansas

There are 105 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eureka Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $600 and $734.

2022 Eureka Springs, 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
Eureka Springs, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $443 $507 $667 $825 $905
Eureka Springs, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $399 to $487 $456 to $558 $600 to $734 $743 to $908 $815 to $996

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Eureka Springs, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 105
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $34,208 ±$3,334
Median Rent $650 ±$187
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.21% ± 16.31pp
Total Population 2,054

Population and Household Demographics

Eureka Springs is a city in Carroll County, Arkansas with a population of 2,054. There are 978 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 36.09% of households in Eureka Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eureka Springs

The median gross income for households in Eureka Springs is $34,208 a year, or $2,851 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eureka Springs, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Eureka Springs.

Area Median Income In Eureka Springs

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 Eureka Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Carroll County.

In Eureka Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,300

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 Eureka Springs

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 Eureka Springs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Eureka Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,450 $32,700 $34,950 $37,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Eureka Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,750 $22,550 $25,350 $28,150 $30,450 $32,700 $34,950 $37,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Eureka Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,550 $36,050 $40,550 $45,050 $48,700 $52,300 $55,900 $59,500