Affordable Housing In Pike County
Arkansas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pike County

Pine View Manor Housing

1 Oak St
Murfreesboro, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Murfreesboro Villas Apartments

1480 N Maple Ave
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Arkansas

523 W Railroad St
Delight, Arkansas

Pike County

211 W Haislip St
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Murfreesboro Apartments

200 Billy Winn Street
Murfreesboro, Arkansas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Pike County, 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 Pike County, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Pike County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pike County, Arkansas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 103 affordable apartments for rent in Pike County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Pike County, Arkansas

Pike County features 68 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 Pike County, Arkansas

There are 35 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pike County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pike County, Arkansas

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

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

2022 Pike 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
Pike County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $521 $524 $649 $838 $1,018
Pike County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $469 to $573 $472 to $576 $584 to $714 $754 to $922 $916 to $1,120

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pike County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 103
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 68
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $33,097 ±$2,443
Median Rent $489 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.06% ± 7.81pp
Total Population 11,087

Population and Household Demographics

Pike County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 11,087. There are 4,355 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 24.34% of households in Pike County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pike County

The median gross income for households in Pike County is $33,097 a year, or $2,758 a month. The median rent for the county is $489 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pike County, a household making less than $1,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Pike County.

Area Median Income In Pike 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 Pike County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,200

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 Pike 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 Pike County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pike County 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 Pike County 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 Pike County 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

Cities In Pike County

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City Served By
Antoine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antoine is the Pike County Housing Authority.
Daisy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Daisy is the Pike County Housing Authority.
Delight The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delight is the Pike County Housing Authority.
Kirby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kirby is the Pike County Housing Authority.
Murfreesboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murfreesboro is the Pike County Housing Authority.