Affordable Housing In Woodruff County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodruff County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Woodruff 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 Woodruff County, Arkansas
|White River Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Woodruff County, Arkansas
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 474 affordable apartments for rent in Woodruff County, Arkansas.
Income Based Apartments in Woodruff County, Arkansas
Woodruff County features 355 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 Woodruff County, Arkansas
There are 119 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woodruff County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Woodruff County, Arkansas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Woodruff County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Woodruff County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woodruff County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.
2022 Woodruff 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|
|Woodruff County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent||$481||$493||$649||$814||$928|
|Woodruff County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range||$433 to $529||$444 to $542||$584 to $714||$733 to $895||$835 to $1,021|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Woodruff County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||474|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||355|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||38.68%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.34|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Median Household Income||$28,993 ±$2,970|
|Median Rent||$468 ±$54|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.91% ± 9.02pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Woodruff County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 6,983. There are 2,911 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 38.68% of households in Woodruff County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Woodruff County
The median gross income for households in Woodruff County is $28,993 a year, or $2,416 a month. The median rent for the county is $468 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woodruff County, a household making less than $1,560 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Woodruff County.
Area Median Income In Woodruff 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 Woodruff County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,300
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 Woodruff 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 Woodruff County
|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 Woodruff County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woodruff County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woodruff County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Woodruff County
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|Augusta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Augusta are the Housing Authority of the City of Augusta and White River Regional Housing Authority.|
|Cotton Plant||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cotton Plant are the Cotton Plant Housing Authority and White River Regional Housing Authority.|
|Hunter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunter is the White River Regional Housing Authority.|
|Mccrory||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mccrory is the White River Regional Housing Authority.|
|Patterson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patterson is the White River Regional Housing Authority.|