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Affordable Housing In Moore County
North Carolina

30 Low Income Apartment Communities In Moore County

Timberlane Apartments

190-C Murray Hill Road
Southern Pines, North Carolina
$586-691
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Random Woods Apartments

240 E Salisbury Street
Robbins, North Carolina
$778-818
1-2 BR

Creston Commons II

1000 Talmadge Dr
Southern Pines, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Creston Commons

555 Talmadge Dr
Southern Pines, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Austins Ridge

501 Austins Ridge Cir
Southern Pines, North Carolina
Call For Rent
Studio BR
Accepts Vouchers

Jackson Terrace

700 Anderson St
Carthage, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Pinehurst Senior Apartments

4176 Murdocksville Road
West End, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pine Hill Apartments

221 Keith St
Aberdeen, North Carolina
Subsidized

Holly Ridge Apartments

440 Holly St
Vass, North Carolina
Subsidized

Woodgreen Apartments

300 Bradford Dr
Aberdeen, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Guide To Affordable Housing in Moore County, North Carolina

There are 30 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,073 affordable apartments for rent in Moore County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Moore County, North Carolina

Moore County features 669 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 Moore County, North Carolina

There are 404 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moore County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moore County, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Moore County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $727 and $889.

2020 Moore 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 $666 $710 $808 $1,049 $1,419
Payment Standard Range $599 to $733 $639 to $781 $727 to $889 $944 to $1,154 $1,277 to $1,561

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Moore County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 30
Total Low Income Apartments 1,073
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 669
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $50,998 ±$1,230
Median Rent $771 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.69% ± 4.26pp
Total Population 91,743

Population and Household Demographics

Moore County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 91,743. There are 37,143 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 25.39% of households in Moore County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moore County

The median gross income for households in Moore County is $50,998 a year, or $4,250 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Moore County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Moore County.

Area Median Income In Moore 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 Moore County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,200

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 Moore 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 Moore County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,550 $18,900 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,550 $31,450 $35,400 $39,300 $42,450 $45,600 $48,750 $51,900
80% of Median $44,050 $50,350 $56,650 $62,900 $67,950 $73,000 $78,000 $83,050

Cities In Moore County

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City Served By
Aberdeen
Cameron
Carthage
Foxfire
Pinebluff
Pinehurst
Robbins
Seven Lakes
Southern Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southern Pines is the Southern Pines Housing Authority.
Taylortown
Vass
Whispering Pines