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Affordable Housing In Marion County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

North Arkansas Senior Housing Gravette Bull Shoal

156 Kingsway Cir
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fallen Ash Senior Complex

281 W Industrial Park Rd
Flippin, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stonehill Apartments II

508 W 6th St
Yellville, Arkansas
Accepts Vouchers


415 W Old Main St
Yellville, Arkansas

Stonehill I Apartments

6th St
Yellville, Arkansas

Hillwood Apartments

502 S 8th St
Flippin, Arkansas
Accepts Vouchers

Hillside Apartments

401 N 8th St
Flippin, Arkansas

Merriwood Apartments

1002 Morning Glory Dr
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
Accepts Vouchers

Lakewind Apartments

1405 C S Woods Boulevard
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Arkansas

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 389 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Arkansas

Marion County features 348 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 Marion County, Arkansas

There are 41 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marion County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Marion County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $567 and $693.

2020 Marion 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
Fair Market Rent $422 $503 $630 $785 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $380 to $464 $453 to $553 $567 to $693 $707 to $864 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Marion County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 389
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 348
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $34,195 ±$1,933
Median Rent $553 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.14% ± 6.61pp
Total Population 16,458

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 16,458. There are 6,701 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 21% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $34,195 a year, or $2,850 a month. The median rent for the county is $553 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $1,843 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,400

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 Marion 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 Marion County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
50% of Median $18,400 $21,000 $23,650 $26,250 $28,350 $30,450 $32,550 $34,650
80% of Median $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450

Cities In Marion County

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City Served By
Bull Shoals
Yellville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yellville is the Yellville Housing Authority.