Affordable Housing In Mount Olive
Mount Olive city limits extend into and Wayne County.
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mount Olive
Housing Authorities that serve Mount Olive
|Mount Olive Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Mount Olive, North Carolina
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 278 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Olive, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Mount Olive, North Carolina
Mount Olive features 259 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 Mount Olive, North Carolina
There are 19 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mount Olive.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Olive, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mount Olive landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mount Olive.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mount Olive, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $629 and $769.
2021 Mount Olive, 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|
|Mount Olive, North Carolina Fair Market Rent||$527||$530||$699||$869||$1,067|
|Mount Olive, North Carolina Payment Standard Range||$474 to $580||$477 to $583||$629 to $769||$782 to $956||$960 to $1,174|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Mount Olive, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||278|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||259|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||42.52%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.82|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median Household Income||$25,838 ±$1,845|
|Median Rent||$679 ±$47|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||50.2% ± 13.59pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Mount Olive is a city in Duplin County, North Carolina with a population of 4,756. There are 1,724 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 42.52% of households in Mount Olive are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Olive
The median gross income for households in Mount Olive is $25,838 a year, or $2,153 a month. The median rent for the city is $679 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Olive, a household making less than $2,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Olive.
Area Median Income In Mount Olive
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 Mount Olive, the AMI is calculated from all households within Duplin County.
In Mount Olive, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,500
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 Mount Olive
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 Mount Olive
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mount Olive AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mount Olive AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mount Olive AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.