Affordable Housing In Brunswick County
North Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 145 income based apartments in Brunswick County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 853 affordable apartments in Brunswick County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Brunswick County, North Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Brunswick County. Go to the North Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Brunswick County.

River Pointe Apartments

4620 White St
Shallotte, North Carolina
$603-798
1-3 BR
Affordable

Sunset Creek Senior Commons

1401 Sunset Creek Way
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Artesa Village Apartments

7828 High Market Street
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Cardinal Pointe

37 Paisley Lane
Shallotte, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Harbor Meadows

1420 Sherman Dr
Calabash, North Carolina
$740-975
1-3 BR
Affordable

Brunswick Village Apartments

249 E 11th Street
Southport, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Abbington Oaks

4744 Southport Supply Rd SE
Southport, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Arc Hds Brunswick County Gh 1

4763 Milliken St
Shallotte, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Egret Pointe

1005 Egret Nest Cir
Leland, North Carolina
Affordable

Shallotte Villas

4580 White St
Shallotte, North Carolina
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Brunswick County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Brunswick County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Calabash, NC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Calabash.
Affordable Housing In Leland, NC Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Leland.
Affordable Housing In Ocean Isle Beach, NC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ocean Isle Beach.
Affordable Housing In Shallotte, NC Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Shallotte.
Affordable Housing In Southport, NC Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Southport.
Affordable Housing In Sunset Beach, NC Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sunset Beach.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Brunswick 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
Brunswick County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Brunswick County.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina

Brunswick County features 145 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 Brunswick County, North Carolina

There are 853 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brunswick County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brunswick County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brunswick County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Brunswick County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brunswick County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $858 and $1,048.

2023 Brunswick 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
Brunswick County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $820 $844 $953 $1,354 $1,623
Brunswick County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $760 to $928 $858 to $1,048 $1,219 to $1,489 $1,461 to $1,785

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Brunswick County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 998
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 145
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $46,859 ±$1,715
Median Rent $846 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.32% ± 3.76pp
Total Population 115,926

Population and Household Demographics

Brunswick County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 115,926. There are 49,193 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 23.93% of households in Brunswick County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brunswick County

The median gross income for households in Brunswick County is $46,859 a year, or $3,905 a month. The median rent for the county is $846 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brunswick County, a household making less than $2,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Brunswick County.

Area Median Income In Brunswick 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 Brunswick County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,700

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 Brunswick 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 Brunswick County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,650 $20,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $41,950 $45,350 $48,700 $52,050 $55,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brunswick County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,000 $53,700 $60,400 $67,100 $72,500 $77,850 $83,250 $88,600