Affordable Housing In Lonoke County
32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lonoke County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Lonoke 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 Lonoke County, Arkansas
|Lonoke County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lonoke County, Arkansas
There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,126 affordable apartments for rent in Lonoke County, Arkansas.
Income Based Apartments in Lonoke County, Arkansas
Lonoke County features 597 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 County, Arkansas
There are 519 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lonoke County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lonoke County, Arkansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lonoke County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lonoke County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lonoke County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $750 and $916.
2022 Lonoke 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|
|Lonoke County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent||$706||$728||$833||$1,118||$1,330|
|Lonoke County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range||$635 to $777||$655 to $801||$750 to $916||$1,006 to $1,230||$1,197 to $1,463|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lonoke County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||32|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,126|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||597|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.61%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.56|
|Average Household Size||2.70|
|Median Household Income||$53,631 ±$1,815|
|Median Rent||$714 ±$26|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.34% ± 4.04pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lonoke County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 70,691. There are 25,909 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 29.61% of households in Lonoke County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lonoke County
The median gross income for households in Lonoke County is $53,631 a year, or $4,469 a month. The median rent for the county is $714 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lonoke County, a household making less than $2,380 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Lonoke County.
Area Median Income In Lonoke 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 Lonoke County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500
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 Lonoke 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 Lonoke County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lonoke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lonoke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lonoke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Lonoke County
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|Allport||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allport is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Austin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Austin is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Cabot||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cabot are the Cabot Public Housing Agency and Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Carlisle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlisle is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Coy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coy is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|England||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve England are the England Housing Authority and Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Humnoke||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Humnoke is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Keo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keo is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Lonoke||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lonoke is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Scott||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scott is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|
|Ward||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ward is the Lonoke County Housing Authority.|