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Affordable Housing In Sampson County
North Carolina

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sampson County

Sampson Square

804 College St
Clinton, North Carolina
$291-509
1-2 BR

Lisbon Square Apartments

312 Lisbon St
Clinton, North Carolina
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Clinton Crossing

111 Royal Ln
Clinton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harpers Glen Apartments

21 Harpers Glen Lane
Clinton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Royal Lane Apartments

Building 402 Royal Lane
Clinton, North Carolina
Subsidized

Jacob Square

304 Jacobs Street
Clinton, North Carolina
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Salem Woods Apartments

300 Salem Circle
Salemburg, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+

Roseboro Village

401 E Jackson Street
Roseboro, North Carolina

North Clinton Manor

420 McKoy St
Clinton, North Carolina
Subsidized

Springwood Apartments

215-C Morrisey Blvd
Clinton, North Carolina

Housing Authorities that serve Sampson County

Housing Authority Programs
North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sampson County, North Carolina

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,180 affordable apartments for rent in Sampson County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Sampson County, North Carolina

Sampson County features 710 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sampson County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $604 and $738.

2020 Sampson County, 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 $509 $512 $671 $925 $1,051
Payment Standard Range $458 to $560 $461 to $563 $604 to $738 $833 to $1,018 $946 to $1,156

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sampson County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,180
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 710
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
Total Population 63,873

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.

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 $49,300

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 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 $12,760 $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

Cities In Sampson County

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City Served By
Autryville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Autryville is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Bonnetsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bonnetsville is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Delway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delway is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Garland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garland is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Ingold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ingold is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Ivanhoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ivanhoe is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Keener The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keener is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Newton Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newton Grove is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Plain View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plain View is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Roseboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roseboro is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Salemburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salemburg is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Spivey's Corner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spivey's Corner is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Turkey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turkey is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.
Vann Crossroads The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vann Crossroads is the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.