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Affordable Housing In White County
Arkansas

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In White County

Oakridge Apartments

406 SW 2nd St
Russell, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Meadow Lake Apartments I & II

400 Meadow Lake Cir
Searcy, Arkansas
$390-450
1-2 BR

East Market Street Apartments

1703 E Market Ave
Searcy, Arkansas
Subsidized

Homestead House

3210 E Moore Ave
Searcy, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Redwood Complex

96 N Sawmill Rd
Searcy, Arkansas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Beebe Elderly Housing

100 Crepe Myrtle Dr
Beebe, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dripping Springs Manor

903 Second St
Pangburn, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Leawood Apartments

850 N Beech St
Beebe, Arkansas

Country Square Apartments

605 Chrisp Ave
Searcy, Arkansas
Subsidized

Christopher Homes Inc

17 Christopher Cir
Searcy, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve White County

Housing Authority Programs
White River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in White County, Arkansas

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,341 affordable apartments for rent in White County, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in White County, Arkansas

White County features 1,123 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 White County, Arkansas

There are 218 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in White County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in White County, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in White County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $610 and $746.

2020 White 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
Fair Market Rent $494 $537 $678 $943 $1,190
Payment Standard Range $445 to $543 $483 to $591 $610 to $746 $849 to $1,037 $1,071 to $1,309

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

White County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 1,341
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,123
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $42,554 ±$2,009
Median Rent $641 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.59% ± 3.82pp
Total Population 78,660

Population and Household Demographics

White County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 78,660. There are 29,404 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 31.44% of households in White County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White County

The median gross income for households in White County is $42,554 a year, or $3,546 a month. The median rent for the county is $641 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White County, a household making less than $2,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.59% of households who rent are overburdened in White County.

Area Median Income In White 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 White County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,200

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 White 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 White County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
50% of Median $20,050 $22,900 $25,750 $28,600 $30,900 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
80% of Median $32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400

Cities In White County

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City Served By
Bald Knob The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bald Knob are the Housing Authority of the City of Bald Knob and White River Regional Housing Authority.
Beebe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beebe are the Beebe Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.
Bradford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradford is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Garner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garner is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Griffithville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Griffithville is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Higginson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Higginson is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Judsonia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Judsonia are the Judsonia Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.
Kensett The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kensett are the Kensett Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.
Letona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Letona is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Mcrae The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mcrae are the McRae Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.
Pangburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pangburn is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Rose Bud The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rose Bud is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Russell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Russell is the White River Regional Housing Authority.
Searcy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Searcy are the Searcy Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.
West Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Point is the White River Regional Housing Authority.