Affordable Housing In Miller County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Miller County

Arbor Pointe Apartments

600 N Oats St
Texarkana, Arkansas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Miller County, Arkansas

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,340 affordable apartments for rent in Miller County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Miller County, Arkansas

Miller County features 780 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 Miller County, Arkansas

There are 560 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Miller County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Miller County, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Miller County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $754 and $922.

2022 Miller 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
Miller County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $669 $670 $838 $1,046 $1,344
Miller County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $602 to $736 $603 to $737 $754 to $922 $941 to $1,151 $1,210 to $1,478

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Miller County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,340
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 780
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $40,317 ±$1,704
Median Rent $708 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.88% ± 4.92pp
Total Population 43,652

Population and Household Demographics

Miller County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 43,652. There are 16,960 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 35.6% of households in Miller County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Miller County

The median gross income for households in Miller County is $40,317 a year, or $3,360 a month. The median rent for the county is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Miller County, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Miller County.

Area Median Income In Miller 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 Miller County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,800

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 Miller 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 Miller County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Miller County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Miller County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Miller County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In Miller County

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City Served By
Texarkana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Texarkana is the Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana.