Affordable Housing In Beaufort County
North Carolina

35 Low Income Apartment Communities In Beaufort County

River Run Apartments

150 River Run Dr
Chocowinity, North Carolina
$455-585
2-4 BR

Mallard Creek Apartments

245 South Fifth Street #700
Aurora, North Carolina
$541-572
1-2 BR

Pungo Village Apartments

928 Pungo Village Road
Belhaven, North Carolina
$542-563
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Glenview Apartments

120 Holloman St
Washington, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Clifton Park Apartments

1030 Cowell Farm Road
Washington, North Carolina

Bayleaf Plantation

1120 Cowell Farm Rd
Washington, North Carolina

Fischer Village Apartments

22583 NC 33 Hwy East
Aurora, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Cedar Village Apartments

732 Cedar Village Rd
Belhaven, North Carolina
Subsidized

Waterford Place Apartments

202 Waterford Pl
Washington, North Carolina

St John Housing

300 Minuteman Ln
Washington, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Beaufort County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Beaufort County, North Carolina

Housing Authority Programs
Washington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Beaufort County, North Carolina

There are 35 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,490 affordable apartments for rent in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Beaufort County, North Carolina

Beaufort County features 1,090 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 County, North Carolina

There are 370 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaufort County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaufort County, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaufort County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $652 and $796.

2022 Beaufort 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
Beaufort County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $571 $575 $724 $997 $1,100
Beaufort County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $518 to $633 $652 to $796 $897 to $1,097 $990 to $1,210

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Beaufort County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 35
Total Low Income Apartments 1,490
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,090
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $40,391 ±$1,538
Median Rent $659 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.87% ± 5.13pp
Total Population 47,561

Population and Household Demographics

Beaufort County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 47,561. There are 18,516 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 29.23% of households in Beaufort County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Beaufort County

The median gross income for households in Beaufort County is $40,391 a year, or $3,366 a month. The median rent for the county is $659 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Beaufort County, a household making less than $2,197 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Beaufort County.

Area Median Income In Beaufort 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 Beaufort County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

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 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 Beaufort County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Beaufort County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,500 $44,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Beaufort County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,450 $36,150 $38,850 $41,500 $44,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Beaufort County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,500 $57,800 $62,100 $66,350 $70,650

Cities In Beaufort County

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City Served By
Aurora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aurora is the Washington Housing Authority.
Bath The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bath is the Washington Housing Authority.
Bayview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bayview is the Washington Housing Authority.
Belhaven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belhaven is the Washington Housing Authority.
Chocowinity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chocowinity is the Washington Housing Authority.
Pantego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pantego is the Washington Housing Authority.
Pinetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinetown is the Washington Housing Authority.
River Road The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves River Road is the Washington Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Washington Housing Authority.
Washington Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington Park is the Washington Housing Authority.