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Affordable Housing In Walnut Creek
Wayne County, North Carolina

Guide To Affordable Housing in Walnut Creek, North Carolina

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Walnut Creek, North Carolina.

Income Based Apartments in Walnut Creek, North Carolina

Walnut Creek features 0 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 Walnut Creek, North Carolina

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Walnut Creek, North Carolina

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Walnut Creek, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $731 and $893.

2020 Walnut Creek, 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 $612 $617 $812 $1,012 $1,361
Payment Standard Range $551 to $673 $555 to $679 $731 to $893 $911 to $1,113 $1,225 to $1,497

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Walnut Creek, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 2.2%
Average Renter Household Size 3.25
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $128,750 ±$26,448
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 87.5% ± 212.5pp
Total Population 870

Population and Household Demographics

Walnut Creek is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina with a population of 870. There are 363 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 2.2% of households in Walnut Creek are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Walnut Creek

The median gross income for households in Walnut Creek is $128,750 a year, or $10,729 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Walnut Creek, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 87.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Walnut Creek.

Area Median Income In Walnut Creek

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 Walnut Creek, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Walnut Creek, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100

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 Walnut Creek

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 Walnut Creek

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