Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Sanford, NC

Discover affordable housing in Sanford where there are 35+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Applegate Village Apartments

2601 Applegate Way, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Summerfield Apartments

2518 Indian Wells Court, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 1-2
payment $585-638/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Westridge Apartments

2059 Pathway Drive, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 1-2
payment $525-573/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior

Firetower Crossing Apartments

119 Lightwood Ln, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 2-3
payment $400-595/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Sandhill Manor Apartments

801 Harkey Rd, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 1-2
payment $305-485/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Appletree Apartments

2619 Brick Capital Ct, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Forest Ridge Apartments

534 Forest Ridge Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based

Brookhollow Apartments

1345 Brookhollow Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Juniper Point Apartments

1112 Juniper Drive, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 2-3

Autumn Oaks Phase II

250 Willow Oak Rd, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 2-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Courtland Village Apartments

1025 Courtland Drive, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Sanford Gardens

3084 Khalif Ct, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

payment Subsidized

Mckenzie Park Apartments

800 McKenzie Park Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 1-2
payment $356-447/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

109 Vega Dr

109 Vega Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 3
payment $2050/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

304 Providence Hall Dr

304 Providence Hall Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 3
payment $1850/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

10 Forest Manor Dr

10 Forest Manor Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 3
payment $1400/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

408 McIver St

408 McIver St, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 3
payment $1695/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

213 E Weatherspoon St Unit B

213 E Weatherspoon St, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

bed 2
payment $1200/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

725 Deer View

725 Deer View, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 3
payment $1250/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable

60 Wood Run

60 Wood Run, Sanford, North Carolina 27332

bed 4
payment $1900/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Sanford, North Carolina

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
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Reported On May 17th, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Sanford, North Carolina
$19.15/hour
$11.90 (+164%) more than North Carolina minimum wage and $11.90 (+164%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Sanford, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs for Sanford, North Carolina.

Go to the North Carolina Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sanford.

How many renters live in Sanford, North Carolina?

The City of Sanford has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 46.21 percent of the population living in Sanford.

What is the rental market like in Sanford, North Carolina?

There are an estimated housing units in the Sanford area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Sanford, North Carolina, there are 1.09 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Sanford?

The rental vacancy rate in Sanford is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Sanford for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Sanford
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
73 1,039 2,641 1,358 95
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Sanford

A large number of apartments in Sanford have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Sanford

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $842 to $1,566. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $842
One BR $871
Two BR $1,011
Three BR $1,242
Four BR $1,566
2024 Fair Market Rents in Sanford, North Carolina

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Sanford?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 53 73 percent
One BR 753 72 percent
Two BR 1,776 67 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Sanford, North Carolina

How many affordable rental units are in Sanford?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Sanford, North Carolina including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Sanford, North Carolina

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Sanford, North Carolina

Sanford features 931 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 Sanford, North Carolina

There are 459 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sanford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sanford, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sanford landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sanford.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sanford, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $910 and $1,112.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.