Affordable Housing In Wilson County
71 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilson County
Housing Authorities that serve Wilson County
|Wilson Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Wilson County, North Carolina
There are 71 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,200 affordable apartments for rent in Wilson County, North Carolina.
Income Based Apartments in Wilson County, North Carolina
Wilson County features 1,324 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 Wilson County, North Carolina
There are 876 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilson County, North Carolina
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wilson County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wilson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilson County, North Carolina for a two-bedroom apartment is between $700 and $856.
2021 Wilson 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|
|Wilson County, North Carolina Fair Market Rent||$661||$682||$778||$998||$1,055|
|Wilson County, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Wilson County, NC Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||71|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,200|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,324|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.97%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.52|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Median Household Income||$39,847 ±$1,255|
|Median Rent||$715 ±$13|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.84% ± 3.74pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Wilson County is a county in North Carolina with a population of 81,581. There are 32,003 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 39.97% of households in Wilson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Wilson County
The median gross income for households in Wilson County is $39,847 a year, or $3,321 a month. The median rent for the county is $715 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilson County, a household making less than $2,383 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilson County.
Area Median Income In Wilson 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 Wilson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,000
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 Wilson 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 Wilson County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wilson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Wilson County
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|Black Creek||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black Creek is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Elm City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elm City is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Lucama||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucama is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Saratoga||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saratoga is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Sims||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sims is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Stantonsburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stantonsburg is the Wilson Housing Authority.|
|Wilson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson is the Wilson Housing Authority.|