Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Burlington, NC

Discover affordable housing in Burlington where there are 41+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Amberly Trace

186 Amberson Way, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Spencer Brown Thomas Homes

431 Sellars St, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

payment Subsidized

Woodridge Apartments

1620 Morningside Drive, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

payment Subsidized

Alamance Plaza

111 Maple Ave, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

payment Subsidized

Burlington Homes

507 Everett St, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

payment Subsidized

Willows, The

124 Tarpley St, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Lakeside Apartments

702 Lakeside Drive, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

payment Subsidized

Auburn Trace Apartments I & II

2944 Auburn Dr, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

1216 Sidney Ave

1216 Sidney Ave, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 4
payment $1500/mo.

1402 Duggins Dr

1402 Duggins Dr, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 3
payment $1250/mo.

317 Caswell St Unit 3

317 Caswell St Unit 3, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 1
payment $700/mo.

108 Harrell St

108 Harrell St, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 3
payment $1485/mo.

1412 Whitsett St

1412 Whitsett St, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

bed 3
payment $1395/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

732 Everett St

732 Everett St, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

bed 2
payment $1150/mo.

2156 James Boswell Rd

2156 James Boswell Rd, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 3
payment $1399/mo.

2156 James Boswell Rd

2156 James Boswell Rd, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 3
payment $1399/mo.

2156 James Boswell Rd

2156 James Boswell Rd, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 3
payment $1429/mo.

619 Avon Ave

619 Avon Ave, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

bed 1
payment $895/mo.

309 Harden St

309 Harden St, Burlington, North Carolina 27215

bed 3
payment $1350/mo.

840 Deep Creek Church Rd

840 Deep Creek Church Rd, Burlington, North Carolina 27217

bed 2
payment $1200/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Burlington, North Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Burlington, North Carolina
$23.01/hour
$15.76 (+217%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $15.76 (+217%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Burlington, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Burlington, North Carolina.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Burlington, North Carolina.

Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Burlington.

How many renters live in Burlington, North Carolina?

The City of Burlington has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.02 percent of the population living in Burlington.

What is the rental market like in Burlington, North Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Burlington area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Burlington, North Carolina, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Burlington?

The rental vacancy rate in Burlington is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Burlington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Burlington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
221 2,334 5,303 2,479 136
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Burlington

A large number of apartments in Burlington have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Burlington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $828 to $1,713. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $828
One BR $1,043
Two BR $1,215
Three BR $1,523
Four BR $1,713
2024 Fair Market Rents in Burlington, North Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Burlington?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 97 44 percent
One BR 1,567 67 percent
Two BR 3,922 74 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Burlington, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Burlington?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Burlington, North Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Burlington, North Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Burlington, North Carolina

Burlington features 1,022 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 Burlington, North Carolina

There are 208 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burlington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burlington, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burlington, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,094 and $1,337.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.