Affordable Housing In Mitchell County
North Carolina

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mitchell County

Deer Park Apartments

18 Deer Park Loop
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Sunshine Hill Apartments

106 Sunshine Hill St
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Wnc Mitchell County Group Home

86 Richmond Rd
Bakersville, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mitchell House Apartments

45 Richmond Rd
Bakersville, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Spruce Pine

72 Feldspar St
Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Cane Creek Village

102 Rhododenron Cir
Bakersville, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Cane Creek Apartments

101 Rhododendron Cir
Bakersville, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

River Trail Apartments

7 N Mitchell Ave
Bakersville, North Carolina
Subsidized
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Other Housing Authorities located in Mitchell County

Housing Authority Programs
Spruce Pine Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mitchell County, North Carolina

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 232 affordable apartments for rent in Mitchell County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Mitchell County, North Carolina

Mitchell County features 184 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 Mitchell County, North Carolina

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mitchell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mitchell County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mitchell County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Mitchell County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mitchell County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 232
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 184
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $37,391 ±$3,392
Median Rent $558 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.34% ± 8.03pp
Total Population 15,330

Population and Household Demographics

Mitchell County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 15,330. There are 6,344 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 23.36% of households in Mitchell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mitchell County

The median gross income for households in Mitchell County is $37,391 a year, or $3,116 a month. The median rent for the county is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mitchell County, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Mitchell County.1

Area Median Income In Mitchell 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 Mitchell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell County

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City Listings Served By
Bakersville 5
Spruce Pine 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spruce Pine is the Spruce Pine Housing Authority.