Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Murphy, NC

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Cherokee County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Murphy, North Carolina.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Cherokee County, NC$58,700Very Low Income (50%)$22,900$26,200$29,450$32,700$35,350
Extremely Low Income (30%)$13,750$18,310$23,030$27,750$32,470
Low Income (80%) $36,650$41,850$47,100$52,300$56,500

Cherokee County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Cherokee County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Cherokee County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Andrews Housing Authority

291 Whitaker Lane
Andrews, NC - 28901
Cherokee County
Website: https://www.visitandrewsnc.com/chamber-members/andrews-housing-authority/
Phone Number: (828)321-5257

Murphy Housing Authority

80 Beal Circle
Murphy, NC - 28906
Cherokee County
Phone Number: (828) 837-6662

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Murphy, NC

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Murphy, NC. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utilty allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Murphy, NC Cherokee County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$583Estimated $174.90 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$767Estimated $230.10 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$1000Estimated $300.00 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$1151Estimated $345.30 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Murphy, NC

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Hopewell Village Apartments

67 Natural Springs Rd
Murphy, NC - 28906
Total Apartment Units: 24
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 24
1 Bedroom apartments 22
2 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 1997
Senior Apartments: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Murphy, NC

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Cherokee County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Arc/hds Cherokee Co Gh #2

33 Gentle Dove Lane
Murphy, NC - 28906
Phone: 8288373225
Total Apartment Units: 7
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in North Carolina?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.