Plainview, Arkansas Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 24 income based apartments in Plainview where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Plainview that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Plainview, Arkansas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Plainview.

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Go to the Arkansas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Plainview.

Ninrod Sq. Apartments

102 W 2nd St
Plainview, Arkansas
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Affordable Housing Near Plainview

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Plainview, 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
Yell County Public Facilities Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Plainview.

Plainview, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Plainview, Arkansas

Plainview features 24 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 Plainview, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plainview, Arkansas

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

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

2023 Plainview, 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
Plainview, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $539 $574 $720 $964 $1,024
Plainview, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $517 to $631 $648 to $792 $868 to $1,060 $922 to $1,126

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Plainview, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 3.07
Median Household Income $49,821 ±$13,598
Median Rent $502 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.05% ± 37.05pp
Total Population 553

Population and Household Demographics

Plainview is a city in Yell County, Arkansas with a population of 553. There are 180 households in the city with an average household size of 3.07 persons. 31.67% of households in Plainview are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plainview

The median gross income for households in Plainview is $49,821 a year, or $4,152 a month. The median rent for the city is $502 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plainview, a household making less than $1,673 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Plainview.

Area Median Income In Plainview

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 Plainview, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yell County.

In Plainview, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,500

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 Plainview

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 Plainview

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Plainview 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 Plainview 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 Plainview 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