Affordable Housing In Henderson County
North Carolina

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Henderson County

Cedar Terrace

140 S Church St Suite E
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

East Winds Apartments

20 Wilmont Dr
Hendersonville, North Carolina

King Creek Cottages

201 King Creek Blvd
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Disabled Supportive Housing

Cac of High Point at Hendersonville

737 Knollwood Dr
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Disabled Supportive Housing

Regal Oaks Apartments

1310 Old Spartanburg Rd
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkside Commons

107 E Blue Ridge Rd
East Flat Rock, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Highland View Apartments

500 King Creek Blvd
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

919 Foster Cir

919 Foster Cir
Hendersonville, North Carolina

Meadow Garden Apartments

102 Highland Lake Dr
Flat Rock, North Carolina

815 7th Ave E

815 7th Ave E
Hendersonville, North Carolina

Other Housing Authorities located in Henderson County

Housing Authority Programs
Hendersonville Housing Authority Public Housing
Western Carolina Community Action Inc. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Henderson County, North Carolina

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 950 affordable apartments for rent in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Henderson County, North Carolina

Henderson County features 607 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 Henderson County, North Carolina

There are 343 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Henderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Henderson County, North Carolina

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Henderson County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 950
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 607
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $46,448 ±$1,969
Median Rent $750 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.44% ± 3.9pp
Total Population 109,719

Population and Household Demographics

Henderson County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 109,719. There are 46,079 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 27.4% of households in Henderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Henderson County

The median gross income for households in Henderson County is $46,448 a year, or $3,871 a month. The median rent for the county is $750 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Henderson County, a household making less than $2,500 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Henderson County.1

Area Median Income In Henderson 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 Henderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Henderson 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 Henderson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% of Median $37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100

Cities In Henderson County

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City Listings Served By
Hendersonville 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hendersonville is the Hendersonville Housing Authority.
East Flat Rock 1
Dana 0
Edneyville 0
Gerton 0
Hoopers Creek 0
Horse Shoe 0
Laurel Park 0
Mills River 0
Balfour 0
Barker Heights 0
Etowah 0
Flat Rock 1
Fletcher 0
Fruitland 0
Mountain Home 0
Saluda 0
Valley Hill 0