Affordable Housing In Mountain Pine
Garland County, Arkansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mountain Pine

Timberland Apartments

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Mountain Pine, Arkansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Mountain Pine, Arkansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Mountain Pine, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Mountain Pine, Arkansas

Mountain Pine features 32 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 Mountain Pine, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mountain Pine, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mountain Pine landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mountain Pine.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mountain Pine, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $726 and $888.

2022 Mountain Pine, 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
Mountain Pine, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $589 $613 $807 $1,006 $1,352
Mountain Pine, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $552 to $674 $726 to $888 $905 to $1,107 $1,217 to $1,487

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mountain Pine, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.57%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $31,333 ±$10,886
Median Rent $460 ±$112
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.54% ± 21.6pp
Total Population 816

Population and Household Demographics

Mountain Pine is a city in Garland County, Arkansas with a population of 816. There are 288 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 22.57% of households in Mountain Pine are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mountain Pine

The median gross income for households in Mountain Pine is $31,333 a year, or $2,611 a month. The median rent for the city is $460 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mountain Pine, a household making less than $1,533 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Mountain Pine.

Area Median Income In Mountain Pine

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 Mountain Pine, the AMI is calculated from all households within Garland County.

In Mountain Pine, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,900

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 Mountain Pine

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 Mountain Pine

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mountain Pine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,000 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,400 $40,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mountain Pine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $30,950 $33,450 $35,950 $38,400 $40,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mountain Pine AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,500 $53,500 $57,450 $61,400 $65,350