Affordable Housing In North Wilkesboro
Wilkes County, North Carolina

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In North Wilkesboro

Woodlawn Apartments

111 Reynolds Rd
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Wilkes Towers

830 Main St
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Finley Village Apartments

309 Finley Ave
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Mountain View Apartments

113 Gentry Street
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Arc Hds Wilkes County Group Home

1224 Swain St
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cac of Wilkes Co.

350 New River Center Rd
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Skyview Village and Valley Glade

1114 Odell St
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Woods Edge Apartments

105 Peach St
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers

Grandview Ridge

200 Keener Dr
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve North Wilkesboro

Housing Authority Programs
North Wilkesboro Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 450 affordable apartments for rent in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

North Wilkesboro features 342 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 North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Wilkesboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $604 and $738.

2020 North Wilkesboro, 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 $506 $509 $671 $957 $1,093
Payment Standard Range $455 to $557 $458 to $560 $604 to $738 $861 to $1,053 $984 to $1,202

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Wilkesboro, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 450
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 342
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 61.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $19,798 ±$6,005
Median Rent $496 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.5% ± 10.36pp
Total Population 4,250

Population and Household Demographics

North Wilkesboro is a City in Wilkes County, North Carolina with a population of 4,250. There are 1,555 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 61.61% of households in North Wilkesboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Wilkesboro

The median gross income for households in North Wilkesboro is $19,798 a year, or $1,650 a month. The median rent for the city is $496 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Wilkesboro, a household making less than $1,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.5% of households who rent are overburdened in North Wilkesboro.1

Area Median Income In North Wilkesboro

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 North Wilkesboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wilkes County.

In North Wilkesboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,900

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 North Wilkesboro

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 North Wilkesboro

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 $30,170 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
50% of Median $19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $27,950 $30,200 $32,450 $34,700 $36,900
80% of Median $31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050