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

Discover affordable housing in Jonesboro where there are 19+ 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.

Craighead Place

1435 Belt St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

bed 3
payment $660/mo.

Walker Courts North and South

1129 Walker Pl, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

bed 1
payment $614/mo.

Jonesboro Sunset Gardens

2501 Ecumenical Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Garden Manor Estates

399 Garden Manor Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Benedictine Manor I

312 S Bridge St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

East Oak Place Apartments

4816 Samantha Ave, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Oak Place Apartments

1708 E Johnson Ave, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Terrace Homes

1903 Word Cv, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Briarwood Estates

1699 Patrick St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

bed 3

The Ridge at Jonesboro Phase II

1001 N Patrick St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

The Villas of Jonesboro

979 N Patrick St, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Caraway Commons

3308 Caraway Commons Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404

Cedar Park Apartments

111 Daybreak Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Parklake Apartments

3700 Kristi Lake Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404

Sunset Estates of Jonesboro

1101 Mays Ln, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401


2601 Hwy 163 S, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Cayman Villa Woodland Courts

500 E Cherry Ave, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Gladiola Apartments

703 Gladiolus Dr, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404


Lot 2 Mitzi Ln, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Jonesboro, Arkansas
$6.73 (+61%) more than Arkansas minimum wage and $10.48 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Jonesboro, 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), Public Housing programs for Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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

How many renters live in Jonesboro, Arkansas?

The City of Jonesboro has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.55 percent of the population living in Jonesboro.

What is the rental market like in Jonesboro, Arkansas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Jonesboro area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jonesboro, Arkansas, there are 1.1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Jonesboro?

The rental vacancy rate in Jonesboro is 4 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 Jonesboro for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jonesboro
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
597 2,669 6,004 4,082 452
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jonesboro

A large number of apartments in Jonesboro have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Jonesboro

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $634 to $1,560. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $634
One BR $767
Two BR $936
Three BR $1,226
Four BR $1,560
2024 Fair Market Rents in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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

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 357 60 percent
One BR 1,727 65 percent
Two BR 3,610 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Jonesboro, Arkansas

How many affordable rental units are in Jonesboro?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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

Income Based Apartments in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Jonesboro features 379 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 Jonesboro, Arkansas

There are 585 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jonesboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jonesboro, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jonesboro landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jonesboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jonesboro, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $842 and $1,030.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.