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Affordable Housing In Northampton County
North Carolina


Waiting List Openings In Northampton County

Waiting ListStatus
Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc. Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Northampton County

Arc Hds Northampton County Group Home

112 Cherry St
Woodland, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hampton Woods I & II

110 Ridgecrest Ln
Jackson, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Conway Village Apartments

300 Woodard Blvd
Conway, North Carolina
Subsidized

Greenwood Terrace

205 Tinsley Way
Gaston, North Carolina
Subsidized

Countryside Estates

314 Kennedy Dr
Seaboard, North Carolina
Subsidized

Woodland Olney School Apartments

507 S Main St
Woodland, North Carolina

Conway Park Apartments

400 Wood Ct
Conway, North Carolina
Subsidized

Richland Apartments

521 N Main St
Rich Square, North Carolina
Subsidized

Gaston Project

215 Tinsley Way
Gaston, North Carolina

Woodland Project

101 Walnut St
Woodland, North Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Northampton County

Housing Authority Programs
Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Northampton County, North Carolina

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 385 affordable apartments for rent in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Northampton County, North Carolina

Northampton County features 355 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 Northampton County, North Carolina

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Northampton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Northampton County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Northampton County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Northampton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Northampton County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $624 and $762.

2021 Northampton 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
Northampton County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $522 $526 $693 $923 $1,046
Northampton County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $470 to $574 $473 to $579 $624 to $762 $831 to $1,015 $941 to $1,151

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Northampton County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 385
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 355
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $30,429 ±$1,834
Median Rent $644 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.31% ± 7.1pp
Total Population 21,011

Population and Household Demographics

Northampton County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 21,011. There are 8,630 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 31.05% of households in Northampton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Northampton County

The median gross income for households in Northampton County is $30,429 a year, or $2,536 a month. The median rent for the county is $644 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Northampton County, a household making less than $2,147 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Northampton County.

Area Median Income In Northampton 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 Northampton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,700

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 Northampton 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 Northampton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Northampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Northampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Northampton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400

Cities In Northampton County

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City Served By
Conway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conway is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Garysburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garysburg is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Gaston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gaston is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Lasker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lasker is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Rich Square The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rich Square is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Seaboard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seaboard is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Severn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Severn is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..
Woodland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodland is the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC Inc..