Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Enfield, NC

Discover affordable housing in Enfield where there are 5+ 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.

Enfield Pointe

191 Daniels Bridge Rd, Enfield, North Carolina 27823

bed 1-3
payment $412-645/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait

Deerfield Apartments

12975 Hwy 481, Enfield, North Carolina 27823

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Carriage House Apartments

310 Carriage House Ln, Enfield, North Carolina 27823

payment Subsidized

Enfield School Apartments

498 Sherrod Heights, Enfield, North Carolina 27823

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Enfield Project

708 Freedom St, Enfield, North Carolina 27823

payment Subsidized

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Enfield, 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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Enfield, North Carolina
$16.76/hour
$9.51 (+131%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Enfield, 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), Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership programs for Enfield, North Carolina.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Enfield, North Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Enfield, North Carolina?

The City of Enfield has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 55.31 percent of the population living in Enfield.

What is the rental market like in Enfield, North Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Enfield area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Enfield, North Carolina, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Enfield?

The rental vacancy rate in Enfield is 5 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 Enfield for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Enfield
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
9 154 212 120 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Enfield

A large number of apartments in Enfield 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 Enfield

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $600 to $1,327. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $600
One BR $687
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,070
Four BR $1,327
2024 Fair Market Rents in Enfield, North Carolina

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

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 9 100 percent
One BR 118 77 percent
Two BR 91 43 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Enfield, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Enfield?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Enfield, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Enfield, North Carolina

Enfield features 173 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 Enfield, North Carolina

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Enfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Enfield, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Enfield landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Enfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Enfield, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.