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Claremont, North Carolina
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There are 88 low-income apartments in Claremont that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Claremont where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 13th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Claremont, 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
Western Piedmont Council of Governments Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Claremont.

Claremont, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Claremont, North Carolina

Claremont features 0 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 Claremont, North Carolina

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Claremont.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Claremont, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Claremont landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Claremont.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Claremont, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $712 and $870.

2023 Claremont, 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
Claremont, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $646 $650 $791 $1,033 $1,179
Claremont, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $581 to $711 $585 to $715 $712 to $870 $930 to $1,136 $1,061 to $1,297

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Claremont, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 88
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.93
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $52,564 ±$6,338
Median Rent $724 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.32% ± 17.84pp
Total Population 1,394

Population and Household Demographics

Claremont is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina with a population of 1,394. There are 568 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 26.06% of households in Claremont are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Claremont

The median gross income for households in Claremont is $52,564 a year, or $4,380 a month. The median rent for the city is $724 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Claremont, a household making less than $2,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Claremont.

Area Median Income In Claremont

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Claremont, the AMI is calculated from all households within Catawba County.

In Claremont, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,400

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 Claremont

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 Claremont

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Claremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,000 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $44,250 $47,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Claremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,000 $28,550 $32,100 $35,650 $38,550 $41,400 $44,250 $47,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Claremont AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,950 $45,650 $51,350 $57,050 $61,650 $66,200 $70,750 $75,350