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

Discover affordable housing in Harrison where there are 14+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Autumn Village

1401 Dawson Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Twin Oaks Apartments

828 E Washington Ave, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Maple Church Phase II Ark

1901 Mountain Valley Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Big Oaks Apartments

200 Richard Ave, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Big Cedar Apartments

315 N Industrial Park Rd, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Autumn Village II Apartments

1503 Dawson Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Famas Nu Way

803 E Ridge Ave, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Cottonwood Heights Apartments

825 Cottonwood Rd, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Heritage Heights Apartments

717 S Sycamore St, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

The Manor at Maple Esplanade

114 Sisco Ave, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Maple Esplanade

1400 Old Bergman Rd, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Maple Church Apartments Phase II

1627 Mountain View Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Shamrock Acres 6

6 Shamrock Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Maple Church Senior Citizens Apartments

1614 Senior Parkway Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Harrison, Arkansas
$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 Harrison, 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 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Harrison, Arkansas.

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

How many renters live in Harrison, Arkansas?

The City of Harrison has 13,154 people living in 5,793 households.

There are 4,852 renters living in 2,641 renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.89 percent of the population living in Harrison.

What is the rental market like in Harrison, Arkansas?

There are an estimated 6,365 housing units in the Harrison area. Of these, 2,846 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Harrison, Arkansas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Harrison?

The rental vacancy rate in Harrison is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Harrison
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
170 672 1,118 518 33
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Harrison

A large number of apartments in Harrison 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 Harrison are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 16 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 Harrison

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $552 to $1,251. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $552
One BR $647
Two BR $814
Three BR $1,147
Four BR $1,251
2024 Fair Market Rents in Harrison, Arkansas

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

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
Studio 170 100 percent
One BR 519 77 percent
Two BR 905 81 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Harrison, Arkansas

How many affordable rental units are in Harrison?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 461
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 127
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 14
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 9
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 210
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Harrison, Arkansas

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

Income Based Apartments in Harrison, Arkansas

Harrison features 229 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 Harrison, Arkansas

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harrison.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrison, Arkansas

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.