Affordable Housing In Poinsett County
Arkansas

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Poinsett County

Townsquare Apartments

705 Jeanette St
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Subsidized

Rosewood Apartments

801 W Griffin St
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stevens Square

100 Stevens Sq
Lepanto, Arkansas
Subsidized

Delta Point Apartments

308 Industrial St
Marked Tree, Arkansas
Subsidized

Oak Street Apartments

520 Oak St
Trumann, Arkansas

Poinsett Co Marked Tree

104 Owen St
Marked Tree, Arkansas

Trumann

100 Oakdale
Trumann, Arkansas

Brauer Estates

130 Elder St
Marked Tree, Arkansas
Subsidized

Trumann Rural Rental Housing

601 Walnut St
Trumann, Arkansas
Subsidized

Maplewood Manor

600 Maplewood Cv
Harrisburg, Arkansas
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Poinsett 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 Poinsett County, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
Poinsett County Housing Authority Public Housing
Poinsett County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Poinsett County, Arkansas

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,026 affordable apartments for rent in Poinsett County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas

Poinsett County features 960 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 Poinsett County, Arkansas

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Poinsett County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Poinsett County, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Poinsett County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Poinsett County.

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

2022 Poinsett 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
Poinsett County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $490 $493 $649 $802 $894
Poinsett County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $441 to $539 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $722 to $882 $805 to $983

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Poinsett County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,026
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 960
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $33,070 ±$2,520
Median Rent $516 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.65% ± 4.82pp
Total Population 24,210

Population and Household Demographics

Poinsett County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 24,210. There are 9,286 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 38.39% of households in Poinsett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Poinsett County

The median gross income for households in Poinsett County is $33,070 a year, or $2,756 a month. The median rent for the county is $516 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Poinsett County, a household making less than $1,720 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Poinsett County.

Area Median Income In Poinsett 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 Poinsett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,000

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 Poinsett 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 Poinsett County

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

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City Served By
Fisher The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fisher are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Harrisburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrisburg are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Lepanto The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lepanto are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Marked Tree The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marked Tree are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Trumann The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trumann are the Poinsett County Housing Authority, Trumann Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Tyronza The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tyronza are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Waldenburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waldenburg are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.
Weiner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Weiner are the Poinsett County Housing Authority and Poinsett County Housing Agency.