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Affordable Housing In Johnston County
North Carolina

45 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnston County

Smithfield Senior Manor

205 Evergreen Ln
Smithfield, North Carolina
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oak Park Apartments

51 Oak Park Dr
Four Oaks, North Carolina
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Joseph E Price Elderly Center

300 Merriman Dr
Selma, North Carolina
Income Based
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Kenly Village Apartments

567 West First Street
Kenly, North Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cobblers Station Apartments

301 Commodore St
Clayton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Glen Lake Apartments

350 NC 210 HWY
Smithfield, North Carolina
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Johnson Court Apartments

2228 Kay Dr
Smithfield, North Carolina
Subsidized

Silver Spring Apartments

601 Pony Rd
Zebulon, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Hillmont Village Apartments

306 W Main St
Micro, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Austin Manor Apartments

129 S 3rd St
Smithfield, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Johnston County

Housing Authority Programs
Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnston County, North Carolina

There are 45 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,165 affordable apartments for rent in Johnston County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Johnston County, North Carolina

Johnston County features 1,492 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 Johnston County, North Carolina

There are 673 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnston County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnston County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Johnston County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Johnston County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnston County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,047 and $1,279.

2020 Johnston 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 $962 $1,022 $1,163 $1,482 $1,895
Payment Standard Range $866 to $1,058 $920 to $1,124 $1,047 to $1,279 $1,334 to $1,630 $1,706 to $2,085

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnston County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 45
Total Low Income Apartments 2,165
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,492
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.95
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $50,512 ±$1,625
Median Rent $774 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.18% ± 4.08pp
Total Population 178,396

Population and Household Demographics

Johnston County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 178,396. There are 61,950 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 29.18% of households in Johnston County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnston County

The median gross income for households in Johnston County is $50,512 a year, or $4,209 a month. The median rent for the county is $774 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnston County, a household making less than $2,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnston County.

Area Median Income In Johnston 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 Johnston County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,100

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 Johnston 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 Johnston County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% of Median $52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400

Cities In Johnston County

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City Served By
Archer Lodge
Benson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Benson are the Benson Housing Authority and Harnett County Housing.
Clayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clayton is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Four Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Four Oaks is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Kenly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kenly is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Micro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Micro is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Pine Level The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Level is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Princeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Princeton is the Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Selma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Selma are the Selma Housing Authority and Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Smithfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Smithfield are the Smithfield Housing Authority and Johnston County Housing Assistance Payments Program.
Wilson's Mills