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Troon Apartments

300 Troon Way
Beaufort, North Carolina
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1-2 BR

Eastport at the Park Apartments

506 Campen Rd
Beaufort, North Carolina
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2-3 BR

Eagles Bay Apartments

100 Eagles Bay Ct
Beaufort, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Carteret Court Apartments

510 Carteret Ave
Beaufort, North Carolina
S. 223

Beaufort Manor Apartments - Phase II

104 Beaufort Manor Dr
Beaufort, North Carolina
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Beaufort Manor Apartments

604 Beaufort Manor Dr
Beaufort, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Arc Hds Carteret Co Gh 2

681 NC Highway 101
Beaufort, North Carolina
S. 202

Beaufort Spring

1791 Live Oak St
Beaufort, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

509 Broad St

509 Broad St
Beaufort, North Carolina
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There are 152 low-income apartments in Beaufort that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 225 low-income homes in Beaufort where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $348 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 14th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Beaufort, 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
Housing Authority of the Town of Beaufort Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Beaufort.

Beaufort, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Beaufort, North Carolina

Beaufort features 225 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 Beaufort, North Carolina

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaufort.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaufort, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Beaufort landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Beaufort.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaufort, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $903 and $1,103.

2023 Beaufort, 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
Beaufort, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $757 $762 $1,003 $1,365 $1,708
Beaufort, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $681 to $833 $686 to $838 $903 to $1,103 $1,229 to $1,502 $1,537 to $1,879

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Beaufort, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 377
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 225
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.37%
Average Renter Household Size 1.87
Average Household Size 1.90
Median Household Income $33,701 ±$7,767
Median Rent $703 ±$148
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.02% ± 11.65pp
Total Population 4,153

Population and Household Demographics

Beaufort is a city in Carteret County, North Carolina with a population of 4,153. There are 2,045 households in the city with an average household size of 1.90 persons. 52.37% of households in Beaufort are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Beaufort

The median gross income for households in Beaufort is $33,701 a year, or $2,808 a month. The median rent for the city is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Beaufort, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Beaufort.

Area Median Income In Beaufort

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 Beaufort, the AMI is calculated from all households within Carteret County.

In Beaufort, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Beaufort

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 Beaufort

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Beaufort AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $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 Beaufort AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Beaufort AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150