Affordable Housing In High Point
Housing Authorities that serve High Point
|Housing Authority of the City of High Point||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency|
|Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Greensboro Housing Authoity||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in High Point, North Carolina
There are 39 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,763 affordable apartments for rent in High Point, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in High Point, North Carolina
High Point features 2,302 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 High Point, North Carolina
There are 461 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in High Point.
Housing Choice Vouchers in High Point, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay High Point landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in High Point.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in High Point, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $754 and $922.
2020 High Point, 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||$686||$728||$838||$1,114||$1,288|
|Payment Standard Range||$617 to $755||$655 to $801||$754 to $922||$1,003 to $1,225||$1,159 to $1,417|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
High Point, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||39|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,763|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,302|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||43.99%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.55|
|Average Household Size||2.55|
|Median Household Income||$42,299 ±$1,232|
|Median Rent||$781 ±$13|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||51.15% ± 3.25pp|
Population and Household Demographics
High Point is a city in Guilford County, North Carolina with a population of 108,031. There are 40,973 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 43.99% of households in High Point are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in High Point
The median gross income for households in High Point is $42,299 a year, or $3,525 a month. The median rent for the city is $781 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In High Point, a household making less than $2,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.15% of households who rent are overburdened in High Point.
Area Median Income In High Point
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 High Point, the AMI is calculated from all households within Guilford County.
In High Point, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600
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 High Point
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 High Point
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,900||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$43,650|
|50% of Median||$23,150||$26,450||$29,750||$33,050||$35,700||$38,350||$41,000||$43,650|
|80% of Median||$37,050||$42,350||$47,650||$52,900||$57,150||$61,400||$65,600||$69,850|