Affordable Housing In Ashe County
North Carolina

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ashe County

Westview Terrace Apartments

305 E 4th Street Apt 6-A
West Jefferson, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Cac of Ashe Co.

113 Burkett Ave
West Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Arc Hds Ashe Co Apartments

258 Knollview Dr
Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Spruce Hills Apartments

400 Locust St
West Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized

Arc Hds Ashe Co Gh

342 Long St
Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ashe Senior Village

180 Chattyrob Ln
West Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arc Hds Ashe Co Gh 2

120 Ashe St
Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Oak Grove Village

401 Oak Grove Cir
Jefferson, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Jefferson View Apartments

174 Jefferson View Ln
Jefferson, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Mountain Village Apartments

200 Luther Rd
Jefferson, North Carolina
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Ashe County, North Carolina

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 200 affordable apartments for rent in Ashe County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Ashe County, North Carolina

Ashe County features 140 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 Ashe County, North Carolina

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ashe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ashe County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ashe County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Ashe County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ashe County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 200
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 140
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $36,267 ±$1,102
Median Rent $628 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.03% ± 7.1pp
Total Population 27,114

Population and Household Demographics

Ashe County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 27,114. There are 11,786 households in the county with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 24.61% of households in Ashe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ashe County

The median gross income for households in Ashe County is $36,267 a year, or $3,022 a month. The median rent for the county is $628 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ashe County, a household making less than $2,093 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Ashe County.1

Area Median Income In Ashe 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 Ashe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,500

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 Ashe 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 Ashe County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
50% of Median $19,350 $22,100 $24,850 $27,600 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
80% of Median $30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300

Cities In Ashe County

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City Listings Served By
West Jefferson 4
Jefferson 6
Lansing 0