Affordable Housing In Fargo
Monroe County, Arkansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fargo, Arkansas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fargo, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Fargo, Arkansas

Fargo 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 Fargo, Arkansas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fargo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fargo, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fargo, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2022 Fargo, 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
Fargo, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $432 $493 $649 $881 $884
Fargo, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $389 to $475 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $793 to $969 $796 to $972

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fargo, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $39,750 ±$27,651
Median Rent $642 ±$335
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.18% ± 91.19pp
Total Population 120

Population and Household Demographics

Fargo is a city in Monroe County, Arkansas with a population of 120. There are 41 households in the city with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 53.66% of households in Fargo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fargo

The median gross income for households in Fargo is $39,750 a year, or $3,313 a month. The median rent for the city is $642 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fargo, a household making less than $2,140 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Fargo.

Area Median Income In Fargo

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 Fargo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Fargo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,000

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 Fargo

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 Fargo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fargo 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 Fargo 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 Fargo 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