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Perry Lane Apartments

2568 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
USDA S. 538
1 BR

Dunbar Place Apartments

100 Peacock Ln
Arden, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
1-3 BR

River Glen Apartments

1 River Glen Dr
Arden, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
Income Based
2-3 BR

Pine Needle Apts

20 Pine Needle Drive
Arden, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 232 low-income apartments in Arden that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Arden, North Carolina can range from $425 to $796 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 46 low-income homes in Arden where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 17th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Arden, 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
Greensboro Housing Authoity Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Arden.

Arden, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Arden, North Carolina

Arden features 46 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 Arden, North Carolina

There are 232 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Arden.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arden, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Arden landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Arden.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Arden, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $935 and $1,143.

2023 Arden, 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
Arden, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $893 $920 $1,039 $1,339 $1,502
Arden, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $804 to $982 $828 to $1,012 $935 to $1,143 $1,205 to $1,473 $1,352 to $1,652

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Arden, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 278
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 46
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.57%
Average Renter Household Size 4.37
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $56,520 ±$12,875
Median Rent $822 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.96% ± 22.62pp
Total Population 4,632

Population and Household Demographics

Arden is a city in Guilford County, North Carolina with a population of 4,632. There are 1,611 households in the city with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 16.57% of households in Arden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Arden

The median gross income for households in Arden is $56,520 a year, or $4,710 a month. The median rent for the city is $822 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Arden, a household making less than $2,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Arden.

Area Median Income In Arden

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 Arden, the AMI is calculated from all households within Guilford County.

In Arden, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,600

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 Arden

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 Arden

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Arden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Arden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,100 $30,950 $34,800 $38,650 $41,750 $44,850 $47,950 $51,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Arden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,300 $49,500 $55,700 $61,850 $66,800 $71,750 $76,700 $81,650