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

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Woodlake Apartments

1014 N Center St
Lonoke, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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1-2 BR

Dunn Apartments

305 Roberts St
Lonoke, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Grand Prairie Gardens

600 Church St
Lonoke, Arkansas
S. 202

Newberry Courts

1 Newberry Ct
Lonoke, Arkansas
S. 202

Lonoke Apartments

315 West 7th
Lonoke, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

James Cook

412 West Academy Street
Lonoke, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Lonoke that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 126 low-income homes in Lonoke where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $310 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 1st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lonoke, 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
Lonoke County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lonoke.

Lonoke, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lonoke, Arkansas

Lonoke features 126 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 Lonoke, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lonoke, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lonoke, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $828 and $1,012.

2023 Lonoke, 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
Lonoke, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $791 $805 $920 $1,227 $1,468
Lonoke, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $712 to $870 $725 to $886 $828 to $1,012 $1,104 to $1,350 $1,321 to $1,615

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lonoke, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 127
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 126
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $43,366 ±$3,052
Median Rent $707 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.87% ± 13.36pp
Total Population 4,250

Population and Household Demographics

Lonoke is a city in Lonoke County, Arkansas with a population of 4,250. There are 1,572 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 30.09% of households in Lonoke are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lonoke

The median gross income for households in Lonoke is $43,366 a year, or $3,614 a month. The median rent for the city is $707 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lonoke, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Lonoke.

Area Median Income In Lonoke

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 Lonoke, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lonoke County.

In Lonoke, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 Lonoke

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 Lonoke

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lonoke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,450 $19,950 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lonoke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lonoke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650