Affordable Housing In Tyrrell County
North Carolina

Waiting List Openings In Tyrrell County

Multi-County, NC Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Economic Improvement Council, Inc. (EIC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for Chowan, Pasquotank, Perquimans and Washington County will be accepted from February 9, 2022 at 8:30 am ET, until further notice.

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3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tyrrell County

Arc Hds Tyrrell County Group Home

601 N Light St
Columbia, North Carolina
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodgate Apartments

Elementary School Rd
Columbia, North Carolina
Subsidized

Secota Village

19 Secota Village
Columbia, North Carolina
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tyrrell County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tyrrell County, North Carolina

Housing Authority Programs
Economic Improvement Council, Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tyrrell County, North Carolina

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 76 affordable apartments for rent in Tyrrell County, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Tyrrell County, North Carolina

Tyrrell County features 41 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 Tyrrell County, North Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tyrrell County, North Carolina

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tyrrell County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tyrrell County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tyrrell County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $720 and $880.

2022 Tyrrell 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
Tyrrell County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent $651 $702 $800 $1,072 $1,263
Tyrrell County, North Carolina Payment Standard Range $586 to $716 $632 to $772 $720 to $880 $965 to $1,179 $1,137 to $1,389

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tyrrell County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 76
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 41
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $32,361 ±$3,395
Median Rent $675 ±$190
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.98% ± 15.78pp
Total Population 4,152

Population and Household Demographics

Tyrrell County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 4,152. There are 1,451 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 26.12% of households in Tyrrell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tyrrell County

The median gross income for households in Tyrrell County is $32,361 a year, or $2,697 a month. The median rent for the county is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tyrrell County, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Tyrrell County.

Area Median Income In Tyrrell 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 Tyrrell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,100

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 Tyrrell 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 Tyrrell County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tyrrell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tyrrell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,500 $23,400 $26,350 $29,250 $31,600 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tyrrell County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,800 $37,450 $42,150 $46,800 $50,550 $54,300 $58,050 $61,800

Cities In Tyrrell County

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City Served By
Columbia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbia is the Economic Improvement Council, Inc.