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Affordable Housing In Stantonsburg
Wilson County, North Carolina

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stantonsburg

Mha Housing of Eastern Nc

505 Hemphill St
Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Stantonsburg

Housing Authority Programs
Wilson Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stantonsburg, North Carolina

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Stantonsburg, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Stantonsburg, North Carolina

Stantonsburg features 56 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 Stantonsburg, North Carolina

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stantonsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stantonsburg, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stantonsburg landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Stantonsburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stantonsburg, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $700 and $856.

2021 Stantonsburg, 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
Stantonsburg, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $661 $682 $778 $998 $1,055
Stantonsburg, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $595 to $727 $614 to $750 $700 to $856 $898 to $1,098 $950 to $1,161

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Stantonsburg, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $31,761 ±$6,229
Median Rent $640 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.06% ± 17.22pp
Total Population 814

Population and Household Demographics

Stantonsburg is a city in Wilson County, North Carolina with a population of 814. There are 341 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 38.42% of households in Stantonsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stantonsburg

The median gross income for households in Stantonsburg is $31,761 a year, or $2,647 a month. The median rent for the city is $640 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stantonsburg, a household making less than $2,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Stantonsburg.

Area Median Income In Stantonsburg

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 Stantonsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wilson County.

In Stantonsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,300

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 Stantonsburg

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 Stantonsburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stantonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,700 $42,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Stantonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $32,000 $34,600 $37,150 $39,700 $42,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Stantonsburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,850 $41,000 $46,100 $51,200 $55,300 $59,400 $63,500 $67,600