Fairview Manor Apartments

33 Macy Lane #129
Lillington, North Carolina
1-2 BR

Fairview Pointe Apartments

192 Bryson Ct
Lillington, North Carolina
2-3 BR

Ivey Ridge

805 Summerville-Mamers Road
Lillington, North Carolina

Dry Brook Apartments Homes

176 Dry Brook Cir
Lillington, North Carolina

Harnett Manor

RR 6 Box 1
Lillington, North Carolina

Cape Fear Apartments

301 West Edgar Street
Lillington, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Heritage Valley II

300 N 10th St
Lillington, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Ivey Village

300 W Ivey St
Lillington, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

There are 144 low-income apartments in Lillington that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Lillington, North Carolina can range from $300 to $585 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 78 low-income homes in Lillington where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $341 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lillington, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Harnett County Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Sanford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lillington.

Lillington, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lillington, North Carolina

Lillington features 78 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 Lillington, North Carolina

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lillington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lillington, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lillington, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $849 and $1,037.

2023 Lillington, 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
Lillington, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $712 $716 $943 $1,340 $1,606
Lillington, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $641 to $783 $644 to $788 $849 to $1,037 $1,206 to $1,474 $1,445 to $1,767

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lillington, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 222
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 78
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.98%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.06
Median Household Income $27,198 ±$3,205
Median Rent $639 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.46% ± 13.67pp
Total Population 3,388

Population and Household Demographics

Lillington is a city in Harnett County, North Carolina with a population of 3,388. There are 1,032 households in the city with an average household size of 2.06 persons. 62.98% of households in Lillington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lillington

The median gross income for households in Lillington is $27,198 a year, or $2,267 a month. The median rent for the city is $639 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lillington, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Lillington.

Area Median Income In Lillington

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 Lillington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Harnett County.

In Lillington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Lillington

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 Lillington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lillington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,650 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $49,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lillington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,100 $29,800 $33,550 $37,250 $40,250 $43,250 $46,200 $49,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lillington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,750 $47,700 $53,650 $59,600 $64,400 $69,150 $73,950 $78,700