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Affordable Housing In Four Oaks
Johnston County, North Carolina

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Four Oaks

Oak Park Apartments

51 Oak Park Dr
Four Oaks, North Carolina
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Four Oaks Village Apartments

105 Keen Rd
Four Oaks, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Twin Oaks Apartments

312 Surles Dr
Four Oaks, North Carolina

Arc Hds Johnston Co Group Home - Fo

217 George St
Four Oaks, North Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oaks Apartments ( the )

Allen Court
Four Oaks, North Carolina
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Housing Authorities that serve Four Oaks

Housing Authority Programs
Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Four Oaks, North Carolina

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Four Oaks, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Four Oaks, North Carolina

Four Oaks features 112 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 Four Oaks, North Carolina

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Four Oaks.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Four Oaks, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Four Oaks, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.

2020 Four Oaks, 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 $962 $1,022 $1,163 $1,482 $1,895
Payment Standard Range $866 to $1,058 $920 to $1,124 $1,047 to $1,279 $1,334 to $1,630 $1,706 to $2,085

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Four Oaks, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 112
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $28,457 ±$6,331
Median Rent $630 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.68% ± 21.64pp
Total Population 1,900

Population and Household Demographics

Four Oaks is a city in Johnston County, North Carolina with a population of 1,900. There are 678 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 43.07% of households in Four Oaks are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Four Oaks

The median gross income for households in Four Oaks is $28,457 a year, or $2,371 a month. The median rent for the city is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Four Oaks, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Four Oaks.

Area Median Income In Four Oaks

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 Four Oaks, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnston County.

In Four Oaks, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,100

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 Four Oaks

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 Four Oaks

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% of Median $52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400