Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Chatham County, NC

Discover affordable housing in Chatham County where there are 31+ 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.

The Commons at Highland Village

100 Highland Commons Ct, Cary, North Carolina 27511

bed 1-2
payment $470-795/mo.

Willow Creek

2000 Golden Willow Ct, Cary, North Carolina 27519

bed 1-2

Highland Terrace

900 Duncan Vale Way, Cary, North Carolina 27511

bed 1-2

Highland Village Apartments

100 Highland Commons Court, Cary, North Carolina 27511

bed 1-3

Sedgebrook Apartments

100 Sedgebrook Dr, Cary, North Carolina 27511

bed 2-3

Cardinal Chase

205 S 10th Ave, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

bed 1-3

Windsor Arms Apartments

1409 E. 11th Street Apt 2-B, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

bed 1-2

Braxton Manor Senior Living Apartments

101 S 3rd Ave , Siler City, North Carolina 27344

bed Studio-2

Cateland Place

380 W 11th St, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

bed 2-3
payment $950-1050/mo.

Ryan Spring

616 Ryan Rd, Cary, North Carolina 27511

bed 1-2

North Glen

1221 West 11th Street, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

Bellemont Pointe

34 Winston Way, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

Siler School Square

511 West Fourth St, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

Pittsboro Village Apartments Phase II

Honeysuckle Dr, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

Sheffield Manor

813 Sheffield Drive, Siler City, North Carolina 27344

Walnut Grove Apartments

321-433 N. Rectory Street, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

The Grove at Cary Park

4545 Cary Glen Blvd, Cary, North Carolina 27519

bed 1-4

The Retreat at Pittsboro

196 Chatham Business Dr., Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

bed 1-2

Powell Spring

600 Millbrook Dr, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

Weatherstone Spring Congregate Care Living Seniors

200 Weather Ridge Ln, Cary, North Carolina 27513

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Chatham County, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Chatham County, North Carolina
$23.64 (+326%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $23.64 (+326%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Chatham 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.

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

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

How many renters live in Chatham County, North Carolina?

The County of Chatham County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.05 percent of the population living in Chatham County.

What is the rental market like in Chatham County, North Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Chatham County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Chatham County, North Carolina, there are 0.93 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Chatham County?

The rental vacancy rate in Chatham County is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Chatham County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chatham County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
49 581 2,744 2,436 435
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Chatham County

A large number of apartments in Chatham County 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 Chatham County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,385 to $2,510. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,385
One BR $1,418
Two BR $1,631
Three BR $2,051
Four BR $2,510
2024 Fair Market Rents in Chatham County, North Carolina

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

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 49 100 percent
One BR 375 65 percent
Two BR 1,947 71 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Chatham County, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Chatham County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Chatham County, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Chatham County, North Carolina

Chatham County features 255 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 Chatham County, North Carolina

There are 922 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chatham County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chatham County, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chatham County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,468 and $1,794.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.