Affordable Housing In Sampson County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sampson County
Housing Authorities that serve Sampson County
|North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sampson County, North Carolina
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,164 affordable apartments for rent in Sampson County, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Sampson County, North Carolina
Sampson County features 694 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 Sampson County, North Carolina
There are 470 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sampson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sampson County, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sampson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sampson County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sampson County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,164|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||694|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.22%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.70|
|Average Household Size||2.70|
|Median Household Income||$35,490 ±$2,096|
|Median Rent||$588 ±$25|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.1% ± 4.48pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sampson County is a County in North Carolina with a population of 63,873. There are 23,280 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 29.22% of households in Sampson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sampson County
The median gross income for households in Sampson County is $35,490 a year, or $2,958 a month. The median rent for the county is $588 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sampson County, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Sampson County.1
Area Median Income In Sampson 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 Sampson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,600
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 Sampson 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 Sampson 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|