Affordable Housing In Woodruff County
Arkansas

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodruff County

Delta Cove

700 Main St
Augusta, Arkansas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Chapel Oaks Apartments

211 E Raney Ave
Mccrory, Arkansas
$655-925
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Delta Cove Apartments

701 Main St
Augusta, Arkansas
Subsidized

John Davis Manor

404 2nd SW St
Patterson, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

588 Conley Dr

588 Conley Dr
Cotton Plant, Arkansas
Subsidized

Margaret Fowler Manor

500 E 2nd St
Mccrory, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Safe Harbor

100 Conley Dr
Cotton Plant, Arkansas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Augusta Square Apartments

1225 Spruce St
Augusta, Arkansas

Sands Apartments

225 Raymond Circle Dr
Mccrory, Arkansas
Subsidized

Community Dev Group, Lp

Various Sites
Augusta, Arkansas

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

Housing Authority Programs
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
Total Population 6,983

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

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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.
$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 Woodruff 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 Woodruff 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 Woodruff County

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City Served By
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.