Affordable Housing In Harnett County
40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harnett County
Housing Authorities that serve Harnett County
|Harnett County Housing||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Harnett County
|Dunn Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Harnett County, North Carolina
There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,605 affordable apartments for rent in Harnett County, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Harnett County, North Carolina
Harnett County features 1,180 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 Harnett County, North Carolina
There are 425 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harnett County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Harnett County, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Harnett County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Harnett County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harnett County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $707 and $864.
2020 Harnett 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||$592||$596||$785||$1,092||$1,378|
|Payment Standard Range||$533 to $651||$536 to $656||$707 to $864||$983 to $1,201||$1,240 to $1,516|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Harnett County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||40|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,605|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,180|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.06%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.02|
|Average Household Size||2.84|
|Median Household Income||$46,353 ±$1,858|
|Median Rent||$781 ±$18|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.54% ± 2.61pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Harnett County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 124,320. There are 42,672 households in the county with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 34.06% of households in Harnett County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Harnett County
The median gross income for households in Harnett County is $46,353 a year, or $3,863 a month. The median rent for the county is $781 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harnett County, a household making less than $2,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Harnett County.1
Area Median Income In Harnett 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 Harnett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000
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 Harnett 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 Harnett County HUD Rental Assistance in Harnett County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,500||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,400|
|50% of Median||$22,500||$25,700||$28,900||$32,100||$34,700||$37,250||$39,850||$42,400|
|80% of Median||$35,950||$41,100||$46,250||$51,350||$55,500||$59,600||$63,700||$67,800|
Cities In Harnett County
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|Dunn||13||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dunn are the Dunn Housing Authority and Harnett County Housing.|
|Lillington||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lillington is the Harnett County Housing.|
|Erwin||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Erwin is the Harnett County Housing.|
|Angier||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Angier is the Harnett County Housing.|
|Coats||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coats is the Harnett County Housing.|
|Buies Creek||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buies Creek is the Harnett County Housing.|