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Affordable Housing In Pikeville
Wayne County, North Carolina

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pikeville, North Carolina

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Pikeville, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Pikeville, North Carolina

Pikeville features 0 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 Pikeville, North Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pikeville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pikeville, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pikeville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Pikeville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pikeville, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $731 and $893.

2020 Pikeville, 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 $612 $617 $812 $1,012 $1,361
Payment Standard Range $551 to $673 $555 to $679 $731 to $893 $911 to $1,113 $1,225 to $1,497

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pikeville, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $40,515 ±$7,065
Median Rent $775 ±$229
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.52% ± 36.14pp
Total Population 751

Population and Household Demographics

Pikeville is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina with a population of 751. There are 317 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 38.49% of households in Pikeville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pikeville

The median gross income for households in Pikeville is $40,515 a year, or $3,376 a month. The median rent for the city is $775 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pikeville, a household making less than $2,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Pikeville.

Area Median Income In Pikeville

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 Pikeville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Pikeville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100

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 Pikeville

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 Pikeville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
50% of Median $20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $31,400 $33,700 $36,050 $38,350
80% of Median $32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400