Affordable Housing In Yell County
Arkansas

Affordable Housing programs support 312 income based apartments in Yell County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 8 affordable apartments in Yell County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Yell County, Arkansas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Yell County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Arkansas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Yell County.

Parklane Apartments

1000 M St
Danville, Arkansas
Rent Assisted

Dardanelle Retirement Center

907 N 7th St
Dardanelle, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Haven Home

102 N 3rd St
Ola, Arkansas
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ola

506 S 7th St
Ola, Arkansas

Ninrod Sq. Apartments

102 W 2nd St
Plainview, Arkansas
Rent Assisted

Dardanelle

502 Meyer St
Dardanelle, Arkansas

Yell County Special Svc

102 S 3rd St
Dardanelle, Arkansas
Affordable

Kimbrough Clinton E

11051 Moss Creek Road
Danville, Arkansas
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Affordable Housing In Yell County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Yell County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Danville, AR Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Danville.
Affordable Housing In Dardanelle, AR Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Dardanelle.
Affordable Housing In Ola, AR Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Ola.
Affordable Housing In Plainview, AR Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Plainview.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yell 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Yell County Public Facilities Board Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Arkansas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Yell County.

Yell County, Arkansas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Yell County, Arkansas

Yell County features 312 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 Yell County, Arkansas

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yell County, Arkansas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Yell County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Yell County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yell County, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2023 Yell 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
Yell County, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $539 $574 $720 $964 $1,024
Yell County, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $485 to $593 $517 to $631 $648 to $792 $868 to $1,060 $922 to $1,126

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yell County, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 321
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 312
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.97
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $37,804 ±$2,149
Median Rent $539 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.08% ± 7.74pp
Total Population 21,835

Population and Household Demographics

Yell County is a county in Arkansas with a population of 21,835. There are 7,687 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 32.42% of households in Yell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yell County

The median gross income for households in Yell County is $37,804 a year, or $3,150 a month. The median rent for the county is $539 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yell County, a household making less than $1,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Yell County.

Area Median Income In Yell 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 Yell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,500

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 Yell 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 Yell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $32,550 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,550 $43,350 $48,150 $52,050 $55,900 $59,750 $63,600