. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Andrews, North Carolina - Affordable Housing Online

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Westwind Apartments

353 Kent St
Andrews, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Andrews Gardens Apartments

600 Teas St
Andrews, North Carolina

Arc Hds Cherokee Co Gh 1

RR 2 Box 14
Andrews, North Carolina
S. 202

Valley River Apartments

41 Heaton Cir
Andrews, North Carolina
Public Housing
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Andrews that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 71 low-income homes in Andrews where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $320 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on May 9th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Andrews, North Carolina

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
Andrews Housing Authority Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Andrews.

Andrews, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Andrews, North Carolina

Andrews features 71 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 Andrews, North Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Andrews.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Andrews, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Andrews, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $731 and $893.

2023 Andrews, 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
Andrews, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $613 $617 $812 $1,093 $1,229
Andrews, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $552 to $674 $555 to $679 $731 to $893 $984 to $1,202 $1,106 to $1,352

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Andrews, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 71
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 71
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $22,941 ±$4,909
Median Rent $518 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.13% ± 15.55pp
Total Population 2,050

Population and Household Demographics

Andrews is a city in Cherokee County, North Carolina with a population of 2,050. There are 694 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 41.64% of households in Andrews are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Andrews

The median gross income for households in Andrews is $22,941 a year, or $1,912 a month. The median rent for the city is $518 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Andrews, a household making less than $1,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Andrews.

Area Median Income In Andrews

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Andrews, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cherokee County.

In Andrews, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,700

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 Andrews

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 Andrews

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Andrews AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Andrews AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,250 $27,700 $31,150 $34,600 $37,400 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Andrews AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100