. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Harrisburg, Arkansas - Affordable Housing Online

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Maplewood Manor

600 Maplewood Cv
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Rosewood Apartments

801 W Griffin St
Harrisburg, Arkansas
S. 202

Townsquare Apartments

705 Jeanette St
Harrisburg, Arkansas

Heeb Farms C/O Brook Heeb

702 James Street
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
Farm Labor

Guston, Inc C/O Brook Heeb

500 Gary St.
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
Farm Labor
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Harrisburg that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 110 low-income homes in Harrisburg where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $378 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Harrisburg, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Poinsett County Housing Authority Public Housing
Poinsett County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Harrisburg.

Harrisburg, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Harrisburg, Arkansas

Harrisburg features 110 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 Harrisburg, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrisburg, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harrisburg, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2023 Harrisburg, 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
Harrisburg, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $543 $547 $720 $892 $967
Harrisburg, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $492 to $602 $648 to $792 $803 to $981 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Harrisburg, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 110
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $30,030 ±$7,576
Median Rent $481 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.35% ± 16.24pp
Total Population 2,329

Population and Household Demographics

Harrisburg is a city in Poinsett County, Arkansas with a population of 2,329. There are 835 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 47.31% of households in Harrisburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harrisburg

The median gross income for households in Harrisburg is $30,030 a year, or $2,503 a month. The median rent for the city is $481 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harrisburg, a household making less than $1,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Harrisburg.

Area Median Income In Harrisburg

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 Harrisburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Poinsett County.

In Harrisburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,500

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 Harrisburg

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 Harrisburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Harrisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Harrisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Harrisburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950