Bladen County, North Carolina Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 293 income based apartments in Bladen County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 392 affordable apartments in Bladen County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bladen County, North Carolina

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Bladen County.

Go to the North Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Bladen County.

Oakdale Homes

10898 S College St
Clarkton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-5 BR

Hill Estates I

208 Village St
Bladenboro, North Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Affordable

Oak Estates I

420 E. McKay Street
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Income Based
1 BR
Affordable

Tall Oaks

502 Tall Oaks Dr
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Lewis Village Apartments

200 Wright St
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Twisted Hickory Homes

390 Twisted Hickory Road
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Spinners Court

706 Chestnut St
Bladenboro, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Benjamin Manor

510 Mercer Mill Rd
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Rosewood Estates I

549 NC Hwy 410
Bladenboro, North Carolina
Affordable

Hill Estates

200 Village St
Bladenboro, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Bladen County

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City Apartments
Elizabethtown, NC Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Elizabethtown.
Bladenboro, NC Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Bladenboro.
Clarkton, NC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Clarkton.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bladen 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Community and Family Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Bladen Housing Authority -
Bladenboro Housing Authority 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 Bladen County.

Bladen County, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bladen County, North Carolina

Bladen County features 293 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 Bladen County, North Carolina

There are 392 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bladen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bladen County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bladen County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Bladen County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bladen County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $694 and $848.

2023 Bladen 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
Bladen County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $617 $621 $771 $1,034 $1,223
Bladen County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $559 to $683 $694 to $848 $931 to $1,137 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bladen County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 741
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 293
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $30,096 ±$2,158
Median Rent $629 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.61% ± 5.71pp
Total Population 34,720

Population and Household Demographics

Bladen County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 34,720. There are 14,401 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 32.71% of households in Bladen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bladen County

The median gross income for households in Bladen County is $30,096 a year, or $2,508 a month. The median rent for the county is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bladen County, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Bladen County.

Area Median Income In Bladen 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 Bladen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,300

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 Bladen 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 Bladen County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bladen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,750 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,550 $43,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bladen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bladen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050