Affordable Housing In Johnson County
Arkansas

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnson County

Lamar Apartments

299 N Cumberland St
Lamar, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Valley Estates of Clarksville, Phase II

1622 Dunwood Dr
Clarksville, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Millwood Place Apartments

300 Millwood Dr
Clarksville, Arkansas
Call For Rent
3 BR

Friendship Community Care Apartments

601 E Cherry St
Clarksville, Arkansas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Coal Hill

605 Buster St
Coal Hill, Arkansas

Clarksville

910 Ash St
Clarksville, Arkansas

Meadowview Estates II

1801 Sagewood Dr
Clarksville, Arkansas

Parkwood Place Apartments

400 N Cazort St
Lamar, Arkansas
Subsidized

Valley Estates of Clarksville

1620 Dunwood Dr
Clarksville, Arkansas

Coal Hill Manor

1206 Carolina St
Coal Hill, Arkansas
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Johnson County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Johnson County, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Johnson County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnson County, Arkansas

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 623 affordable apartments for rent in Johnson County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Johnson County, Arkansas

Johnson County features 318 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 Johnson County, Arkansas

There are 253 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnson County, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Johnson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Johnson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnson County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $599 and $732.

2022 Johnson County, 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
Johnson County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $493 $505 $665 $883 $902
Johnson County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $455 to $556 $599 to $732 $795 to $971 $812 to $992

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnson County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 623
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 318
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $34,139 ±$3,029
Median Rent $605 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.48% ± 6.62pp
Total Population 25,930

Population and Household Demographics

Johnson County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 25,930. There are 10,111 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 28.75% of households in Johnson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnson County

The median gross income for households in Johnson County is $34,139 a year, or $2,845 a month. The median rent for the county is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnson County, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnson County.

Area Median Income In Johnson County

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.

In Johnson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,200

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 Johnson County

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 Johnson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Johnson County 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 Johnson County 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 Johnson County 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

Cities In Johnson County

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City Served By
Clarksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarksville are the Clarksville Housing Authority and Johnson County Public Housing Agency.
Coal Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coal Hill are the Housing Authority of the City of Coal Hill and Johnson County Public Housing Agency.
Hagarville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hagarville is the Johnson County Public Housing Agency.
Hartman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartman is the Johnson County Public Housing Agency.
Knoxville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knoxville is the Johnson County Public Housing Agency.
Lamar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lamar is the Johnson County Public Housing Agency.