Affordable Housing In Valley Springs
Guide To Affordable Housing in Valley Springs, Arkansas
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Valley Springs, Arkansas.
Income Based Apartments in Valley Springs, Arkansas
Valley Springs features 0 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 Valley Springs, Arkansas
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Valley Springs.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Valley Springs, Arkansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Valley Springs landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Valley Springs.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Valley Springs, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.
2022 Valley Springs, 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|
|Valley Springs, Arkansas Fair Market Rent||$481||$569||$649||$922||$951|
|Valley Springs, Arkansas Payment Standard Range||$433 to $529||$512 to $626||$584 to $714||$830 to $1,014||$856 to $1,046|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Valley Springs, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||0|
|Total Low Income Apartments||0|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.90|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Median Household Income||$41,786 ±$7,979|
|Median Rent||$680 ±$262|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||55% ± 91.59pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Valley Springs is a city in Boone County, Arkansas with a population of 214. There are 80 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 25% of households in Valley Springs are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Valley Springs
The median gross income for households in Valley Springs is $41,786 a year, or $3,482 a month. The median rent for the city is $680 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Valley Springs, a household making less than $2,267 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55% of households who rent are overburdened in Valley Springs.
Area Median Income In Valley Springs
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 Valley Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Boone County.
In Valley Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,000
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 Valley Springs
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 Valley Springs
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Valley Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Valley Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Valley Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.