. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Robbinsville, North Carolina - Affordable Housing Online

Sweetwater Apartments

301 Moose Branch Rd
Robbinsville, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Robin Ridge Apartments

244 Ford St
Robbinsville, North Carolina

Robins Park Apartments

325 Eller Branch Rd
Robbinsville, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
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There are 32 low-income apartments in Robbinsville that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 52 low-income homes in Robbinsville where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $278 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on May 9th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Robbinsville, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Robbinsville, North Carolina

Robbinsville features 52 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 Robbinsville, North Carolina

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Robbinsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Robbinsville, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Robbinsville, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $694 and $848.

2023 Robbinsville, 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
Robbinsville, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $582 $586 $771 $992 $1,209
Robbinsville, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $527 to $645 $694 to $848 $893 to $1,091 $1,088 to $1,330

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Robbinsville, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 84
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.78%
Average Renter Household Size 1.72
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $16,250 ±$7,036
Median Rent $474 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40% ± 13.41pp
Total Population 575

Population and Household Demographics

Robbinsville is a city in Graham County, North Carolina with a population of 575. There are 251 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 53.78% of households in Robbinsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Robbinsville

The median gross income for households in Robbinsville is $16,250 a year, or $1,354 a month. The median rent for the city is $474 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Robbinsville, a household making less than $1,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40% of households who rent are overburdened in Robbinsville.

Area Median Income In Robbinsville

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 Robbinsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Graham County.

In Robbinsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,600

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 Robbinsville

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 Robbinsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Robbinsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Robbinsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,250 $27,700 $31,150 $34,600 $37,400 $40,150 $42,950 $45,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Robbinsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100