Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Johnston County, NC

Discover affordable housing in Johnston County where there are 46+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cobblers Station Apartments

301 Commodore St, Clayton, North Carolina 27520

bed 2-3
payment $1050-1150/mo.

Smithfield Senior Manor

205 Evergreen Ln, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

bed Studio-1

Oak Park Apartments

51 Oak Park Dr, Four Oaks, North Carolina 27524

bed 1-3

Four Oaks Village Apartments

105 Keen Rd, Four Oaks, North Carolina 27524

bed 1-2

Joseph E Price Elderly Center

300 Merriman Dr, Selma, North Carolina 27576

bed 1

Kenly Village Apartments

567 West First Street, Kenly, North Carolina 27542

bed 1-2

Hillmont Village Apartments

306 W Main St, Micro, North Carolina 27555

bed 1-2

Fieldale Apartments

11 Fieldale Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

Legacy Trace

1150 Berkley Belle Dr., Benson, North Carolina 27504

bed 1-3

Kenly Court Apartments

6022 N. Whitley Drive, Kenly, North Carolina 27542

Landmark Townhouses II

120 Landmark Drive, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

Landmark Townhouses I & II

120A Landmark Drive, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

Triangle Elderly Housing

604 Caswell St, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

Pine Knoll Apartments

100 Pineview Cir, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

Clayton East Apartments

600 Boling St, Clayton, North Carolina 27520

Silver Spring Apartments

601 Pony Rd, Zebulon, North Carolina 27597

The Meadows Apartments

601 Ricks Rd, Selma, North Carolina 27576

Twin Oaks Apartments

312 Surles Dr, Four Oaks, North Carolina 28376

Heritage Court Apartments

809 E Main St, Clayton, North Carolina 27520

Windsor Place Apartments

116 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Johnston County, North Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Johnston County, North Carolina
$23.92 (+330%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $23.92 (+330%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Johnston County, North Carolina?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Johnston County, North Carolina.

Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Johnston County.

How many renters live in Johnston County, North Carolina?

The County of Johnston County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 19.69 percent of the population living in Johnston County.

What is the rental market like in Johnston County, North Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Johnston County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Johnston County, North Carolina, there are 1.07 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Johnston County?

The rental vacancy rate in Johnston County is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Johnston County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Johnston County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
419 2,352 7,038 6,726 1,674
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Johnston County

A large number of apartments in Johnston County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Johnston County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,427 to $2,711. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,427
One BR $1,466
Two BR $1,646
Three BR $2,035
Four BR $2,711
2024 Fair Market Rents in Johnston County, North Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Johnston County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 365 87 percent
One BR 2,035 87 percent
Two BR 5,895 84 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Johnston County, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Johnston County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Johnston County, North Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Johnston County, North Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Johnston County, North Carolina

Johnston County features 1,594 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 475 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 $1,481 and $1,811.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.