Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Mebane, NC

Discover affordable housing in Mebane where there are 12+ 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.

Elmwood Apartments

616 E Oakwood St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

bed 2

Westhampton Apartments

1015 Mebane Airport Rd, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Cedar Hill Apartments

275 South 11th Street, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Brighton Place Apartments

1139 N First St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Tanglewood Apartments

600 S First St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Deerfield Crossing Apartments

600 Deerfield Trc, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

bed 1-3

728 Phelps and Workman Rd

728 Phelps and Workman Rd, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

bed 3
payment $1375/mo.

Mebane Mill Lofts

301 W Washington St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Oakwood Apartments II

714 N Carr St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Arc Hds Alamance Co Gh 5

108 E Laramie Dr, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Arc Hds Alamance Co Gh 7

450 E McPherson Dr, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

Arc Hds Alamance Co Gh 1

700 S Second St, Mebane, North Carolina 27302

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Mebane, 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 Mebane, North Carolina
$23.01/hour
$15.76 (+217%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $15.76 (+217%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Mebane, 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), Public Housing programs for Mebane, North Carolina.

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

How many renters live in Mebane, North Carolina?

The City of Mebane has 17,899 people living in 7,296 households.

There are 6,400 renters living in 3,209 renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.76 percent of the population living in Mebane.

What is the rental market like in Mebane, North Carolina?

There are an estimated 7,846 housing units in the Mebane area. Of these, 3,474 units are rental homes, making up 44 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Mebane, North Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Mebane?

The rental vacancy rate in Mebane is 4 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 Mebane for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mebane
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
93 753 1,660 583 112
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mebane

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

How many renter households in Mebane are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 49 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Mebane

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $828 to $1,713. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $828
One BR $1,043
Two BR $1,215
Three BR $1,523
Four BR $1,713
2024 Fair Market Rents in Mebane, North Carolina

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

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 48 52 percent
One BR 236 31 percent
Two BR 991 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Mebane, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Mebane?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 247
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 83
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 4
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 297
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Mebane, North Carolina

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

Income Based Apartments in Mebane, North Carolina

Mebane features 249 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 Mebane, North Carolina

There are 195 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mebane.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mebane, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mebane, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,094 and $1,337.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.