Affordable Housing In Omaha
Boone County, Arkansas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Omaha

Omaha Apartments Supplemental Resources

Omaha Apartments
Omaha, Arkansas

Omaha Apartments, Buildings a and B

11417 Highway 14 W
Omaha, Arkansas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Omaha, Arkansas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Omaha, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Omaha, Arkansas

Omaha features 0 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 Omaha, Arkansas

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Omaha.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Omaha, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Omaha, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2022 Omaha, 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
Omaha, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $481 $569 $649 $922 $951
Omaha, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $433 to $529 $512 to $626 $584 to $714 $830 to $1,014 $856 to $1,046

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Omaha, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.95
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $17,125 ±$15,508
Median Rent $530 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.09% ± 37.55pp
Total Population 198

Population and Household Demographics

Omaha is a city in Boone County, Arkansas with a population of 198. There are 81 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 54.32% of households in Omaha are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Omaha

The median gross income for households in Omaha is $17,125 a year, or $1,427 a month. The median rent for the city is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Omaha, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Omaha.

Area Median Income In Omaha

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 Omaha, the AMI is calculated from all households within Boone County.

In Omaha, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,900

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 Omaha

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 Omaha

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Omaha AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Omaha AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $32,550 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Omaha AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,550 $43,350 $48,150 $52,050 $55,900 $59,750 $63,600