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Affordable Housing In Alamance County
North Carolina

48 Low Income Apartment Communities In Alamance County

Elmwood Apartments

616 E Oakwood St
Mebane, North Carolina
Income Based
2 BR
Subsidized

Deerfield Crossing Apartments

600 Deerfield Trc
Mebane, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Woodridge Apartments

1620 Morningside Drive
Burlington, North Carolina
Subsidized

Lakeside Apartments

702 Lakeside Drive
Burlington, North Carolina
Subsidized

Tucker Street Apartments

615 E Center Ave
Burlington, North Carolina
Subsidized

Cedar Hill Apartments

275 South 11th Street
Mebane, North Carolina

Beaumont Avenue Apartments

1336-A N Beaumont Ct
Burlington, North Carolina
Subsidized

Gibsonville Village Apartments

400 W Steele St
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Auburn Trace Apartments I & II

2944 Auburn Dr
Burlington, North Carolina

Arc Hds Alamance Co Group Home 13

154 Huffine St
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Alamance County

Housing Authority Programs
Graham Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Alamance County, North Carolina

There are 48 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,221 affordable apartments for rent in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Alamance County, North Carolina

Alamance County features 1,670 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 Alamance County, North Carolina

There are 551 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alamance County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alamance County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Alamance County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Alamance County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alamance County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

2021 Alamance County, North Carolina 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
Alamance County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $636 $682 $885 $1,126 $1,201
Alamance County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $572 to $700 $614 to $750 $797 to $974 $1,013 to $1,239 $1,081 to $1,321

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Alamance County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 48
Total Low Income Apartments 2,221
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,670
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $41,814 ±$1,165
Median Rent $745 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.49% ± 3.26pp
Total Population 155,258

Population and Household Demographics

Alamance County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 155,258. There are 61,545 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 34.56% of households in Alamance County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alamance County

The median gross income for households in Alamance County is $41,814 a year, or $3,485 a month. The median rent for the county is $745 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alamance County, a household making less than $2,483 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Alamance County.

Area Median Income In Alamance 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 Alamance County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,100

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 Alamance 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 Alamance County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Alamance County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,150 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,500
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Alamance County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,600 $27,000 $30,350 $33,700 $36,400 $39,100 $41,800 $44,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Alamance County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,750 $43,150 $48,550 $53,900 $58,250 $62,550 $66,850 $71,150

Cities In Alamance County

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City Served By
Alamance The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alamance is the Graham Housing Authority.
Altamahaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Altamahaw is the Graham Housing Authority.
Burlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Burlington are the Burlington Housing Authority and Graham Housing Authority.
Elon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elon is the Graham Housing Authority.
Gibsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibsonville is the Graham Housing Authority.
Glen Raven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Raven is the Graham Housing Authority.
Graham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Graham is the Graham Housing Authority.
Green Level The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Level is the Graham Housing Authority.
Haw River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haw River is the Graham Housing Authority.
Mebane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mebane is the Graham Housing Authority.
Ossipee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ossipee is the Graham Housing Authority.
Saxapahaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saxapahaw is the Graham Housing Authority.
Swepsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Swepsonville is the Graham Housing Authority.
Woodlawn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodlawn is the Graham Housing Authority.