Affordable Housing In Guilford County
North Carolina

114 Low Income Apartment Communities In Guilford County

Rankin School Place

1611 Spry St
Greensboro, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Dunbar Place Apartments

100 Peacock Ln
Arden, North Carolina
$425-674
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

River Glen Apartments

1 River Glen Dr
Arden, North Carolina
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hope Court

3701 Hope Court
Greensboro, North Carolina
$390-590
1-3 BR

Sumner Ridge

4203
Greensboro, North Carolina
$237-335
1-3 BR
Accessible
Accepts Vouchers

Laurence Manor

2300 Juliet Pl
Greensboro, North Carolina
Income Based-455
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Spencer Street Apartments

2101 Spencer St
Greensboro, North Carolina
$447
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Spring Brook Senior Apartments

2732 Granville St
High Point, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Windhill Court

109 Wind Hill Ct
Greensboro, North Carolina
$480-560
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Southwoods

2307 A Columbus Street
Greensboro, North Carolina
$400
Studio BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Guilford County

Housing Authority Programs
Greensboro Housing Authoity Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Guilford County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of High Point Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Guilford County, North Carolina

There are 114 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,268 affordable apartments for rent in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina

Guilford County features 3,529 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 Guilford County, North Carolina

There are 1,739 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Guilford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Guilford County, North Carolina

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Guilford County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 114
Total Low Income Apartments 5,268
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,529
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $45,651 ±$746
Median Rent $771 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.52% ± 1.56pp
Total Population 506,763

Population and Household Demographics

Guilford County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 506,763. There are 199,540 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 40.37% of households in Guilford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Guilford County

The median gross income for households in Guilford County is $45,651 a year, or $3,804 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Guilford County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Guilford County.1

Area Median Income In Guilford County

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.

In Guilford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,300

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 Guilford County

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 Guilford County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,050 $40,500
50% of Median $21,500 $24,550 $27,600 $30,650 $33,150 $35,600 $38,050 $40,500
80% of Median $34,350 $39,250 $44,150 $49,050 $53,000 $56,900 $60,850 $64,750

Cities In Guilford County

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City Listings Served By
Greensboro 109 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greensboro is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Jamestown 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamestown is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Arden 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arden is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Forest Oaks 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Oaks is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
McLeansville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McLeansville is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Summerfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerfield is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Archdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Archdale is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Oak Ridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Ridge is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Pleasant Garden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Garden is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Sedalia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sedalia is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Stokesdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stokesdale is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
Whitsett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitsett is the Greensboro Housing Authoity.
High Point 39 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves High Point is the Housing Authority of the City of High Point.