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Affordable Housing In Garland
Sampson County, North Carolina

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Garland

Arc Hds Sampson County Group Home 1

168 N Herring Ave
Garland, North Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Shamrock Square Apt

785 W. 2nd Street
Garland, North Carolina
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Garland, North Carolina

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 22 affordable apartments for rent in Garland, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Garland, North Carolina

Garland features 22 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 Garland, North Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Garland, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Garland, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $604 and $738.

2020 Garland, 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 $509 $512 $671 $925 $1,051
Payment Standard Range $458 to $560 $461 to $563 $604 to $738 $833 to $1,018 $946 to $1,156

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Garland, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $20,625 ±$15,998
Median Rent $625 ±$334
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.17% ± 25.76pp
Total Population 674

Population and Household Demographics

Garland is a city in Sampson County, North Carolina with a population of 674. There are 243 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 42.39% of households in Garland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Garland

The median gross income for households in Garland is $20,625 a year, or $1,719 a month. The median rent for the city is $625 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Garland, a household making less than $2,083 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Garland.

Area Median Income In Garland

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 Garland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sampson County.

In Garland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,300

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 Garland

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 Garland

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 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
50% of Median $20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
80% of Median $32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400