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

Discover affordable housing in Greensboro where there are 115+ 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.

Windhill Apartments

202 Windhill Ct, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

bed 2-3
payment $565-652/mo.

Spencer Street Apartments

2101 Spencer St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

bed 2
payment $462/mo.

Village Crossing

200 Berryman St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

bed 1-2
payment $452-554/mo.

Rankin School Place

1611 Spry St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

bed 1-2

Laurence Manor

2300 Juliet Pl, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

bed 1-3
payment $420-455/mo.

Cascades Grandview

830 W. Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

bed Studio-2
payment $700/mo.

Willow Ridge Apartments

2019 Willow Rd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

bed 2-4
payment $826-1060/mo.

Aldersgate Apartments

2608 Merritt Dr, Greensboro, North Carolina 27407


2307 A Columbus Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

bed Studio
payment $445/mo.

Redhill Pointe

2931 West Vandalia Rd., Greensboro, North Carolina 27407

bed 1-3
payment $283-785/mo.

Richardson Hospital

603 S Benbow Rd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

bed 1-2
payment $419-498/mo.

Richardson Village

600-604 Dewitt St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

bed 2
payment $495/mo.

Muirs Landing

4803 Kenview St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410

bed 1-3
payment $299-780/mo.

Sumner Ridge

4452 Old Randleman Road, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

bed 1-3
payment $307-775/mo.

Gardengate Apartments

2611 Merritt Dr, Greensboro, North Carolina 27407

bed 1-2

Parkside Apartments

306 Oconnor St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

Windhill Court

109 Wind Hill Ct, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

bed 1-2
payment $480-560/mo.

Carolina Woods Apartments I & II

3409 N Ohenry Blvd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

Shepherd House

1500 Lankford St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

Morehead - Simkins Ind. Living Apartments

1301 Jolson St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Greensboro, 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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Greensboro, North Carolina
$14.91 (+206%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $14.91 (+206%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Greensboro, 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), Public Housing programs for Greensboro, North Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Greensboro, North Carolina?

The City of Greensboro has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.3 percent of the population living in Greensboro.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Greensboro area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Greensboro, North Carolina, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Greensboro?

The rental vacancy rate in Greensboro is 4 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 Greensboro for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greensboro
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,721 13,512 28,046 13,967 3,413
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greensboro

A large number of apartments in Greensboro 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 Greensboro

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,011 to $1,680. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,011
One BR $1,042
Two BR $1,170
Three BR $1,493
Four BR $1,680
2024 Fair Market Rents in Greensboro, North Carolina

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

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 1,085 63 percent
One BR 7,934 59 percent
Two BR 15,906 57 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Greensboro, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Greensboro?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Greensboro, 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
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Greensboro, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro features 3,542 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 Greensboro, North Carolina

There are 1,809 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greensboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greensboro, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greensboro, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,053 and $1,287.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.