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

Discover affordable housing in Cumberland County where there are 347+ 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.

Cape's Landing

1404 Deer Trail Drive, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28314

bed 2-3
payment $795-917/mo.

Golfview Apartments

4146 Fescue Ct, Hope Mills, North Carolina 28348

bed 2

Crosswinds Green Apartments II

3415 Town Street, Hope Mills, North Carolina 28348

bed 2

J.D. Fuller Place

2808 Kingdom Way, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

bed 1

Hickory Hill Apartments

3006 Hickory Hill Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

bed 1

Blanton Greens Apartments

Blanton Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

bed 2-3

Fayetteville Gardens

2927 Gordon Way, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

Colony Place

1 Emerson Ave, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28306

Cypress Manor

217 Lincoln Dr, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

bed 1-2

Azalea Manor

230 LINCOLN DR, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

bed 1-2

The Landing at Beaver Creek

6115 Cliffdale Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28314

bed 1-3

Blanton Green

1024 Lauren McNeill Loop, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

bed 2-3

Eastside Green Apartments

708 Duggins Way, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

bed 2-3

Sycamore Park

604 Volunteer Drive, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

Southview Green Apartments

3155 Round Grove Place, Hope Mills, North Carolina 28348

Rosehill West Apartments

1945 James Hamner Way, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311

Towers West Apartments

810 Executive Pl, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28305

Abilities at Cumberland Towers

2520 Cumberland Creek Dr, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28306

Village at Northgate

335 Sugar Bush Ln, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311

Abilities at Bartons Landing

683 Bartons Landing Pl, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28314

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Cumberland 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 Cumberland County, North Carolina
$24.47/hour
$17.22 (+238%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $17.22 (+238%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Cumberland County, North Carolina?

The County of Cumberland County has 336,699 people living in 132,366 households.

There are 132,813 renters living in 58,894 renter households in this County. Renters make up 39.45 percent of the population living in Cumberland County.

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

There are an estimated 143,707 housing units in the Cumberland County area. Of these, 62,095 units are rental homes, making up 43 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cumberland County, North Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cumberland County?

The rental vacancy rate in Cumberland County is 3 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 Cumberland County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cumberland County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,798 6,924 23,052 22,972 3,531
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cumberland County

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

How many renter households in Cumberland County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 24 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Cumberland County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,120 to $2,193. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,120
One BR $1,120
Two BR $1,292
Three BR $1,759
Four BR $2,193
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cumberland County, North Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Cumberland 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 974 54 percent
One BR 4,406 64 percent
Two BR 15,722 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cumberland County, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Cumberland County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 3,426
Public Housing 801
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,152
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 91
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 66
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 275
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cumberland County, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina

Cumberland County features 2,279 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 Cumberland County, North Carolina

There are 2,795 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cumberland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cumberland County, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cumberland County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,163 and $1,421.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.