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

Discover affordable housing in Fountain where there are 1+ 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.

Deerfield Apartments l & ll

3314 Lynch Street, Fountain, North Carolina 27829

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Fountain, 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 Fountain, North Carolina
$21.88/hour
$14.63 (+202%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $14.63 (+202%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Fountain, North Carolina?

The City of Fountain has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 56.52 percent of the population living in Fountain.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Fountain area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Fountain, North Carolina, there are 1.1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Fountain?

The rental vacancy rate in Fountain is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Fountain for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fountain
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 16 20 34 2
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fountain

A large number of apartments in Fountain 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 Fountain

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $925 to $1,960. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $925
One BR $931
Two BR $1,155
Three BR $1,570
Four BR $1,960
2024 Fair Market Rents in Fountain, North Carolina

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

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
One BR 16 100 percent
Two BR 12 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Fountain, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Fountain?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Fountain, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Fountain, North Carolina

Fountain features 20 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 Fountain, North Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fountain.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fountain, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fountain, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,040 and $1,271.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.