Affordable Housing In Paris
Logan County, Arkansas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Paris

Heritage Village of Paris

101 E Academy St
Paris, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mountain View Villas

300 Kalamazoo Rd
Paris, Arkansas
Subsidized

Paris

101 Logan Dr
Paris, Arkansas

Paris Rural Rental Housing

1125 S 3rd St
Paris, Arkansas
Subsidized

Gardenwalk of Paris

1216 East Short Mtn. Road
Paris, Arkansas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Paris, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Paris, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Paris Housing Authority Public Housing
Logan County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paris, Arkansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 145 affordable apartments for rent in Paris, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Paris, Arkansas

Paris features 145 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 Paris, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paris, Arkansas

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

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

2022 Paris, 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
Paris, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $444 $570 $649 $894 $899
Paris, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $400 to $488 $513 to $627 $584 to $714 $805 to $983 $809 to $989

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Paris, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 145
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 145
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $32,647 ±$6,900
Median Rent $501 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.87% ± 18.83pp
Total Population 3,482

Population and Household Demographics

Paris is a city in Logan County, Arkansas with a population of 3,482. There are 1,418 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 31.17% of households in Paris are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paris

The median gross income for households in Paris is $32,647 a year, or $2,721 a month. The median rent for the city is $501 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paris, a household making less than $1,670 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Paris.

Area Median Income In Paris

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 Paris, the AMI is calculated from all households within Logan County.

In Paris, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,900

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 Paris

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 Paris

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Paris AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Paris AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Paris AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200