Affordable Housing In Halifax County
35 Low Income Apartment Communities In Halifax County
Housing Authorities that serve Halifax County
|Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc.||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Halifax County, North Carolina
There are 35 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,444 affordable apartments for rent in Halifax County, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
Halifax County features 990 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 Halifax County, North Carolina
There are 454 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Halifax County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Halifax County, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Halifax County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Halifax County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Halifax County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.
2020 Halifax County, 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||$555||$558||$720||$950||$1,062|
|Payment Standard Range||$500 to $611||$502 to $614||$648 to $792||$855 to $1,045||$956 to $1,168|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Halifax County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||35|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,444|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||990|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||37%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.43|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$32,245 ±$1,409|
|Median Rent||$662 ±$28|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||51.01% ± 4.25pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Halifax County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 53,407. There are 21,468 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 37% of households in Halifax County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Halifax County
The median gross income for households in Halifax County is $32,245 a year, or $2,687 a month. The median rent for the county is $662 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Halifax County, a household making less than $2,207 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Halifax County.
Area Median Income In Halifax 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 Halifax County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,200
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 Halifax 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 Halifax County
|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|
Cities In Halifax County
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