Affordable Housing In Lenoir County
North Carolina

30 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lenoir County

Arc Hds Lenoir County Icf Mr Group Home

900 Rosanne Dr
Kinston, NC
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverview Townes Apartments

Riverview Dr
Kinston, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Bryant Apartments II

6804 Sunflower Lane
Grifton, NC

Kinston Oaks Apartments

1313I McAdoo St
Kinston, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Mitchell Wooten

1A Mitchell Wooten Ct
Kinston, NC

John C. Hood Homes

501 Emmanuel St
Kinston, NC

Grainger Place Apartments

301 Summit Ave
Kinston, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Kinston Hotel

501 N Queen St
Kinston, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Ridgewood Apartments

405 Old Beulaville Rd
Pink Hill, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Nantucket Lofts

619 N Heritage St
Kinston, NC
Accepts Vouchers

Other Housing Authorities located in Lenoir County

Housing Authority Programs
Kinston Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lenoir County, North Carolina

There are 30 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,468 affordable apartments for rent in Lenoir County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Lenoir County, North Carolina

Lenoir County features 908 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 Lenoir County, North Carolina

There are 560 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lenoir County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lenoir County, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lenoir County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2020 Lenoir 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 $505 $547 $720 $980 $1,220
Payment Standard Range $455 to $556 $492 to $602 $648 to $792 $882 to $1,078 $1,098 to $1,342

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lenoir County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 30
Total Low Income Apartments 1,468
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 908
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $34,717 ±$1,371
Median Rent $668 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.37% ± 3.43pp
Total Population 58,782

Population and Household Demographics

Lenoir County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 58,782. There are 23,335 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 39.65% of households in Lenoir County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lenoir County

The median gross income for households in Lenoir County is $34,717 a year, or $2,893 a month. The median rent for the county is $668 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lenoir County, a household making less than $2,227 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Lenoir County.1

Area Median Income In Lenoir 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 Lenoir County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,100

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 Lenoir 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 Lenoir County HUD Rental Assistance in Lenoir County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
50% of Median $19,350 $22,100 $24,850 $27,600 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
80% of Median $30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300

Cities In Lenoir County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Listings Served By
Kinston 21 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kinston is the Kinston Housing Authority.
La Grange 3
Grifton 5
Pink Hill 1
Jackson Heights 0