Affordable Housing In Rockingham
Richmond County, North Carolina

Affordable Housing programs support 763 income based apartments in Rockingham where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 220 affordable apartments in Rockingham that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Rockingham, North Carolina

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Rockingham. Go to the North Carolina Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Rockingham.

Cameron Grove

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

Greenridge Apartments

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

Fountain Pointe

192 Clemmer Rd
Rockingham, North Carolina
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Crown Pointe Apartments

1253 Cauthen Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Gardenwood Apartments

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

Timber Ridge Apartments

515 Steele Street
Rockingham, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Magnolia Apartments ( Phase I )

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

Holiday Village Apartments

Shannon Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Rent Assisted

Cac of Richmond County 2

270 McArthur Dr
Rockingham, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Arc Hds Richmond County Apartments ( Quadruplex )

534 Steele St
Rockingham, North Carolina
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing Near Rockingham

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Ellerbe, NC Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Ellerbe.
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Rockingham, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Rockingham Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Rockingham.

Rockingham, North Carolina Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Rockingham, North Carolina

Rockingham features 763 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 Rockingham, North Carolina

There are 220 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rockingham.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rockingham, North Carolina

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

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

2023 Rockingham, 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
Rockingham, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $642 $683 $771 $1,096 $1,313
Rockingham, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $578 to $706 $615 to $751 $694 to $848 $986 to $1,206 $1,182 to $1,444

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rockingham, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 983
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 763
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $32,353 ±$3,343
Median Rent $573 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.22% ± 8.86pp
Total Population 9,376

Population and Household Demographics

Rockingham is a city in Richmond County, North Carolina with a population of 9,376. There are 3,795 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 45.19% of households in Rockingham are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rockingham

The median gross income for households in Rockingham is $32,353 a year, or $2,696 a month. The median rent for the city is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rockingham, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Rockingham.

Area Median Income In Rockingham

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 Rockingham, the AMI is calculated from all households within Richmond County.

In Rockingham, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,900

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 Rockingham

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 Rockingham

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rockingham AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,750 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,550 $43,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rockingham AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rockingham AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050