. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Hamlet, North Carolina - Affordable Housing Online

Sierra Gardens Apartments

158 Sierra Ave
Hamlet, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
Income Based
1-2 BR

Piney Pointe Apartments

103 Piney Pointe Dr
Hamlet, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Richmond Village Apartments

324 Green St
Hamlet, North Carolina

Quail Hollow Apartments

601 Quail Hollow Dr
Hamlet, North Carolina

Tall Pine Apartments

900 Ridge Dr
Hamlet, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Cac of Richmond Co.

968 Winegrass Rd
Hamlet, North Carolina
S. 811 Supportive

Hubbard Nelson Lile Homes

152 Thomas St
Hamlet, North Carolina
Public Housing
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There are 32 low-income apartments in Hamlet that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 448 low-income homes in Hamlet where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $433 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on July 19th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hamlet, 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
Hamlet Housing Authority Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Hamlet.

Hamlet, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Hamlet, North Carolina

Hamlet features 448 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 Hamlet, North Carolina

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hamlet.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hamlet, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hamlet landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hamlet.

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

2023 Hamlet, 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
Hamlet, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $642 $683 $771 $1,096 $1,313
Hamlet, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $578 to $706 $615 to $751 $694 to $848 $986 to $1,206 $1,182 to $1,444

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hamlet, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 480
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 448
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.86
Average Household Size 2.91
Median Household Income $36,165 ±$3,525
Median Rent $582 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.66% ± 11.65pp
Total Population 6,525

Population and Household Demographics

Hamlet is a city in Richmond County, North Carolina with a population of 6,525. There are 2,199 households in the city with an average household size of 2.91 persons. 48.79% of households in Hamlet are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hamlet

The median gross income for households in Hamlet is $36,165 a year, or $3,014 a month. The median rent for the city is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hamlet, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Hamlet.

Area Median Income In Hamlet

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 Hamlet, the AMI is calculated from all households within Richmond County.

In Hamlet, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000

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 Hamlet

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 Hamlet

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hamlet 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 Hamlet 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 Hamlet 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