Gray Hill

6722 Gray Hill Circle
Grifton, North Carolina
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Studio-4 BR

Grifton Manor Apartments

610 Grifton Manor Dr
Grifton, North Carolina
S. 515 Rural
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1-3 BR

River Walk Apartments

707 River Walk Way
Grifton, North Carolina

Bryant Apartments II

6804 Sunflower Lane
Grifton, North Carolina
S. 515 Rural

Arc Hds Pitt County Icf Mr Group Home

6570 Fairway Dr
Grifton, North Carolina
S. 202
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There are 25 low-income apartments in Grifton that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 117 low-income homes in Grifton where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $300 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 28th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Grifton, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Kinston Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Grifton.

Grifton, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Grifton, North Carolina

Grifton features 117 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 Grifton, North Carolina

There are 25 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grifton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grifton, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grifton, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $694 and $848.

2023 Grifton, 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
Grifton, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $582 $586 $771 $1,063 $1,226
Grifton, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $527 to $645 $694 to $848 $957 to $1,169 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Grifton, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 117
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $34,336 ±$5,486
Median Rent $645 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.66% ± 12.53pp
Total Population 2,576

Population and Household Demographics

Grifton is a city in Lenoir County, North Carolina with a population of 2,576. There are 1,025 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 43.22% of households in Grifton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grifton

The median gross income for households in Grifton is $34,336 a year, or $2,861 a month. The median rent for the city is $645 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grifton, a household making less than $2,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Grifton.

Area Median Income In Grifton

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 Grifton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lenoir County.

In Grifton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,200

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 Grifton

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 Grifton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grifton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grifton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,250 $27,700 $31,150 $34,600 $37,400 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grifton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100