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Affordable Housing In Elizabeth City
Pasquotank County, North Carolina

Elizabeth City city limits extend into  Pasquotank County and  Camden County.

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Elizabeth City

Lakeside Apartments

111 Cameron Dr
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Walker Landing

P.O. Box 1312
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Morgan Pointe Apartments

645 South Hughes Blvd
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Renaissance Commons

Renaissance Circle Off Walker Ave
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Rivers Landing

1699 Weeksville Rd
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Woodstock III

1401 Walker Avenue
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Virginia Dare Apartments

110 S McMorrine St
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Walnut West Apartments

119 Walnut St
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Arc Hds Pasquotank County Group Home

801 2nd St
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hariot Heights Annex

1204 Overman Cir
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Elizabeth City

Housing Authority Programs
Elizabeth City Housing Authority Public Housing
Economic Improvement Council, Inc. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,396 affordable apartments for rent in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Elizabeth City features 1,047 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 Elizabeth City, North Carolina

There are 349 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Elizabeth City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elizabeth City, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2020 Elizabeth City, 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 $585 $598 $788 $1,137 $1,237
Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,113 to $1,361

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Elizabeth City, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,396
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,047
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $30,803 ±$2,286
Median Rent $809 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.32% ± 7.14pp
Total Population 18,111

Population and Household Demographics

Elizabeth City is a City in Pasquotank County, North Carolina with a population of 18,111. There are 6,602 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 56.92% of households in Elizabeth City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elizabeth City

The median gross income for households in Elizabeth City is $30,803 a year, or $2,567 a month. The median rent for the city is $809 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Elizabeth City, a household making less than $2,697 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Elizabeth City.1

Area Median Income In Elizabeth City

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 Elizabeth City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pasquotank County.

In Elizabeth City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,700

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 Elizabeth City

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 Elizabeth City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000