Affordable Housing In Richmond County
North Carolina

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Richmond County

Sierra Gardens Apartments

158 Sierra Ave
Hamlet, North Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cameron Grove

150 Lady Mary Lane
Rockingham, North Carolina
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Greenridge Apartments

200 Greenridge Drive
Rockingham, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Crown Pointe Apartments

1253 Cauthen Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Subsidized

Gardenwood Apartments

1234 Cauthen Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Timber Ridge Apartments

515 Steele Street
Rockingham, North Carolina
Subsidized

Magnolia Apartments ( Phase I )

100 Block of Mallard Ln
Rockingham, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Holiday Village Apartments

Shannon Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Subsidized

Arc Hds Richmond County Group Home 2

190 E Church St
Ellerbe, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cac of Richmond Co.

968 Winegrass Rd
Hamlet, North Carolina
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Richmond County

Housing Authority Programs
Rockingham Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Hamlet Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Richmond County, North Carolina

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,481 affordable apartments for rent in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Richmond County, North Carolina

Richmond County features 1,268 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 Richmond County, North Carolina

There are 213 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richmond County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Richmond County, North Carolina

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Richmond County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,481
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $32,687 ±$1,591
Median Rent $600 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.99% ± 4.43pp
Total Population 46,046

Population and Household Demographics

Richmond County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 46,046. There are 18,461 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 37.28% of households in Richmond County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Richmond County

The median gross income for households in Richmond County is $32,687 a year, or $2,724 a month. The median rent for the county is $600 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Richmond County, a household making less than $2,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Richmond County.1

Area Median Income In Richmond 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 Richmond County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $42,300

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 Richmond 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 Richmond County

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 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
50% of Median $19,350 $22,100 $24,850 $27,600 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
80% of Median $30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300

Cities In Richmond County

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City Listings Served By
Rockingham 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockingham is the Rockingham Housing Authority.
Ellerbe 2
Hamlet 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamlet is the Hamlet Housing Authority.
East Rockingham 0
Cordova 0
Dobbins Heights 0
Hoffman 0
Norman 0