Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Pamlico County, NC

Discover affordable housing in Pamlico County where there are 5+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Bay River Apartments

1 Fairview Ct, Bayboro, North Carolina 28515

bed 2-3

Alliance Manor Apartments

207 Cowell Rd, Bayboro, North Carolina 28515

Woodstock I

P.O. Box 1100, Alliance, North Carolina 27906

Arc Hds Pamlico County Group Home

554 NC 306 Hwy N, Grantsboro, North Carolina 28529

Alliance Manor

Cowell Rd, Alliance, North Carolina 28509

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Pamlico County, North Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Colleen Carter

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Pamlico County, North Carolina
$14.30 (+197%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $14.30 (+197%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Pamlico County, North Carolina?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Pamlico County, North Carolina.

Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Pamlico County.

How many renters live in Pamlico County, North Carolina?

The County of Pamlico County has 12,317 people living in 5,130 households.

There are 2,021 renters living in 945 renter households in this County. Renters make up 16.41 percent of the population living in Pamlico County.

What is the rental market like in Pamlico County, North Carolina?

There are an estimated 7,206 housing units in the Pamlico County area. Of these, 951 units are rental homes, making up 13 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Pamlico County, North Carolina, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Pamlico County?

The rental vacancy rate in Pamlico County is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Pamlico County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pamlico County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 196 233 383 37
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pamlico County

A large number of apartments in Pamlico County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Pamlico County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 35 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 12 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Pamlico County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $860 to $1,578. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $860
One BR $866
Two BR $1,138
Three BR $1,376
Four BR $1,578
2024 Fair Market Rents in Pamlico County, North Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Pamlico County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 79 40 percent
Two BR 108 46 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Pamlico County, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Pamlico County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Pamlico County, North Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 44
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 14
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Pamlico County, North Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Pamlico County, North Carolina

Pamlico County features 30 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 Pamlico County, North Carolina

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pamlico County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pamlico County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pamlico County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Pamlico County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pamlico County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,024 and $1,252.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.