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Affordable Housing In Hertford County
North Carolina


Waiting List Openings In Hertford County

Waiting ListStatus
Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc. Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hertford County

Wactor Gardens

712 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr N
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cypress Court

100 Cypress Court
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Academy Hill Apartments

400 West Sunset St
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Fox Ridge Apartments

100 Fox Ridge Cir
Murfreesboro, North Carolina
Subsidized

Arc Hds Hertford Co Gh 2

516 Church St E
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Twin Gables

905 Main St W
Ahoskie, North Carolina

Azalea Gardens Apartments

311 Spring Ave
Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Ahoskie Housing Units

100 Burden St
Ahoskie, North Carolina

Murfreesboro Project

700 Storey Rd
Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Pine Gate Apartments

Parkwood Dr
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Hertford County

Housing Authority Programs
Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hertford County, North Carolina

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 634 affordable apartments for rent in Hertford County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Hertford County, North Carolina

Hertford County features 484 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 Hertford County, North Carolina

There are 130 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hertford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hertford County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hertford County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hertford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hertford County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $691 and $845.

2021 Hertford 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
Hertford County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $579 $583 $768 $955 $1,132
Hertford County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $525 to $641 $691 to $845 $860 to $1,051 $1,019 to $1,245

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hertford County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 634
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 484
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $33,008 ±$2,616
Median Rent $635 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.46% ± 4.43pp
Total Population 24,368

Population and Household Demographics

Hertford County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 24,368. There are 8,651 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 34.48% of households in Hertford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hertford County

The median gross income for households in Hertford County is $33,008 a year, or $2,751 a month. The median rent for the county is $635 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hertford County, a household making less than $2,117 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Hertford County.

Area Median Income In Hertford 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 Hertford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,100

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 Hertford 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 Hertford County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hertford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hertford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hertford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400

Cities In Hertford County

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City Served By
Ahoskie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ahoskie are the Ahoskie Housing Authority and Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Cofield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cofield is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Como The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Como is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Harrellsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrellsville is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Murfreesboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murfreesboro is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Winton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winton is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..