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Gardenwalk of Ozarkiii

1951 W Commercial St
Ozark, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural


310 N 6th St
Ozark, Arkansas
Public Housing

Gardenwalk on Second

812 North 2nd
Ozark, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Powell, Joe

6900 Powell Drive
Ozark, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Ozark that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 139 low-income homes in Ozark where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $223 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Ozark, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Ozark Housing Authority Public Housing
Franklin County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Van Buren Housing Authority Public Housing
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Ozark.

Ozark, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Ozark, Arkansas

Ozark features 139 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 Ozark, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ozark, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ozark, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2023 Ozark, 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
Ozark, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $581 $588 $720 $887 $1,226
Ozark, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $523 to $639 $529 to $647 $648 to $792 $798 to $976 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ozark, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 140
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 139
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $31,555 ±$10,987
Median Rent $619 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.74% ± 24.17pp
Total Population 3,623

Population and Household Demographics

Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas with a population of 3,623. There are 1,373 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 55.43% of households in Ozark are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ozark

The median gross income for households in Ozark is $31,555 a year, or $2,630 a month. The median rent for the city is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ozark, a household making less than $2,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Ozark.

Area Median Income In Ozark

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 Ozark, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In Ozark, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,800

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 Ozark

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 Ozark

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ozark AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ozark AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,300 $25,500 $28,700 $31,850 $34,400 $36,950 $39,500 $42,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ozark AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,700 $40,800 $45,900 $50,950 $55,050 $59,150 $63,200 $67,300