Affordable Housing In Davidson County
68 Low Income Apartment Communities In Davidson County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Davidson County, North Carolina
There are 68 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,869 affordable apartments for rent in Davidson County, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Davidson County, North Carolina
Davidson County features 3,161 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 Davidson County, North Carolina
There are 708 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Davidson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Davidson County, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Davidson County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Davidson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Davidson County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $776.
2021 Davidson 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$558||$562||$705||$958||$1,221|
|Payment Standard Range||$502 to $614||$506 to $618||$635 to $776||$862 to $1,054||$1,099 to $1,343|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Davidson County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||68|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,869|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||3,161|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.12%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.52|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Median Household Income||$43,363 ±$1,435|
|Median Rent||$655 ±$15|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.07% ± 3.07pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Davidson County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 163,867. There are 64,299 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 28.12% of households in Davidson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Davidson County
The median gross income for households in Davidson County is $43,363 a year, or $3,614 a month. The median rent for the county is $655 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Davidson County, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Davidson County.
Area Median Income In Davidson 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 Davidson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300
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 Davidson 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 Davidson County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$34,400||$36,800||$39,150|
|50% of Median||$20,800||$23,750||$26,700||$29,650||$32,050||$34,400||$36,800||$39,150|
|80% of Median||$33,250||$38,000||$42,750||$47,450||$51,250||$55,050||$58,850||$62,650|
Cities In Davidson County
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|Lexington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lexington is the Lexington Housing Authority.|
|Thomasville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thomasville is the Thomasville Housing Authority.|