Qualify for Housing Assistance in Arkansas

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Arkansas.


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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
30% of Median$11750$13450$15100$16800$18150$19500$20850$22200
Very Low Income$19600$22400$25200$28000$30250$32500$34700$36950
Low-Income$31350$35850$40300$44800$48400$51950$55550$59150
Fort Smith, AR-OK
30% of Median$9750$11150$12550$13950$15050$16200$17300$18400
Very Low Income$16300$18600$20950$23250$25100$26950$28850$30700
Low-Income$26050$29750$33500$37200$40200$43150$46150$49100
Franklin County, AR
30% of Median$9650$11050$12400$13800$14900$16000$17100$18200
Very Low Income$16100$18400$20700$23000$24850$26700$28500$30350
Low-Income$25750$29450$33100$36800$39750$42700$45650$48600
Hot Springs, AR
30% of Median$10050$11500$12900$14350$15500$16650$17800$18950
Very Low Income$16750$19100$21500$23900$25800$27700$29650$31550
Low-Income$26800$30600$34450$38250$41300$44350$47450$50500
Jonesboro, AR
30% of Median$11000$12550$14150$15700$16950$18200$19450$20700
Very Low Income$18350$20950$23600$26200$28300$30400$32500$34600
Low-Income$29350$33500$37700$41900$45250$48600$51950$55300
Poinsett County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Grant County, AR
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
30% of Median$12750$14550$16400$18200$19650$21100$22550$24000
Very Low Income$21250$24300$27300$30350$32800$35200$37650$40050
Low-Income$34000$38850$43700$48550$52450$56300$60200$64100
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
30% of Median$12150$13900$15600$17350$18750$20150$21500$22900
Very Low Income$20250$23100$26000$28900$31200$33500$35850$38150
Low-Income$32400$37000$41650$46250$49950$53650$57350$61050
Pine Bluff, AR
30% of Median$10000$11400$12850$14250$15400$16550$17650$18800
Very Low Income$16650$19000$21400$23750$25650$27550$29450$31350
Low-Income$26600$30400$34200$38000$41050$44100$47100$50150
Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR
30% of Median$10850$12400$13950$15500$16750$18000$19200$20450
Very Low Income$18100$20700$23250$25850$27900$30000$32050$34100
Low-Income$28950$33100$37200$41350$44650$47950$51250$54600
Arkansas County, AR
30% of Median$9750$11100$12500$13900$15000$16100$17250$18350
Very Low Income$16200$18500$20850$23150$25000$26850$28700$30550
Low-Income$25950$29650$33350$37050$40000$43000$45950$48900
Ashley County, AR
30% of Median$9650$11000$12400$13750$14850$15950$17050$18150
Very Low Income$16050$18350$20650$22950$24800$26600$28450$30300
Low-Income$25700$29350$33050$36700$39650$42550$45500$48450
Baxter County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10500$11800$13100$14150$15200$16250$17300
Very Low Income$15250$17450$19600$21800$23550$25300$27050$28800
Low-Income$24450$27900$31400$34900$37700$40500$43300$46050
Boone County, AR
30% of Median$9950$11350$12800$14200$15350$16450$17600$18750
Very Low Income$16550$18900$21300$23650$25550$27450$29350$31200
Low-Income$26500$30300$34050$37850$40900$43900$46950$49950
Bradley County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Calhoun County, AR
30% of Median$9250$10550$11900$13200$14250$15300$16350$17400
Very Low Income$15400$17600$19800$22000$23750$25500$27300$29050
Low-Income$24650$28150$31700$35200$38000$40850$43650$46450
Carroll County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Chicot County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Clark County, AR
30% of Median$9900$11300$12750$14150$15300$16400$17550$18700
Very Low Income$16500$18850$21200$23550$25450$27300$29200$31100
Low-Income$26400$30150$33950$37700$40700$43750$46750$49750
Clay County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Cleburne County, AR
30% of Median$10000$11400$12850$14250$15400$16550$17650$18800
Very Low Income$16650$19000$21400$23750$25650$27550$29450$31350
Low-Income$26600$30400$34200$38000$41050$44100$47100$50150
Columbia County, AR
30% of Median$9650$11050$12400$13800$14900$16000$17100$18200
Very Low Income$16100$18400$20700$23000$24850$26700$28500$30350
Low-Income$25750$29450$33100$36800$39750$42700$45650$48600
Conway County, AR
30% of Median$10200$11650$13100$14550$15700$16900$18050$19200
Very Low Income$17000$19400$21850$24250$26200$28150$30050$32000
Low-Income$27150$31050$34900$38800$41900$45000$48100$51200
Cross County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Dallas County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Desha County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Drew County, AR
30% of Median$9950$11350$12800$14200$15350$16450$17600$18750
Very Low Income$16600$18950$21350$23700$25600$27500$29400$31300
Low-Income$26550$30300$34100$37900$40950$43950$47000$50050
Fulton County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Greene County, AR
30% of Median$9900$11300$12750$14150$15300$16400$17550$18700
Very Low Income$16500$18850$21200$23550$25450$27300$29200$31100
Low-Income$26400$30150$33950$37700$40700$43750$46750$49750
Hempstead County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Hot Spring County, AR
30% of Median$10100$11550$13000$14450$15600$16750$17900$19050
Very Low Income$16850$19250$21650$24050$25950$27900$29800$31750
Low-Income$26950$30800$34650$38500$41600$44650$47750$50800
Howard County, AR
30% of Median$9200$10500$11850$13150$14200$15250$16300$17350
Very Low Income$15350$17500$19700$21900$23650$25400$27150$28900
Low-Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Independence County, AR
30% of Median$9800$11200$12600$14000$15100$16250$17350$18500
Very Low Income$16300$18650$20950$23300$25150$27050$28900$30750
Low-Income$26100$29850$33550$37300$40300$43250$46250$49250
Izard County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Jackson County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Johnson County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Lafayette County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Lawrence County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Lee County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Little River County, AR
30% of Median$9650$11050$12400$13800$14900$16000$17100$18200
Very Low Income$16100$18400$20700$23000$24850$26700$28500$30350
Low-Income$25750$29450$33100$36800$39750$42700$45650$48600
Logan County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Marion County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Mississippi County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Monroe County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Montgomery County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Nevada County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Newton County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Ouachita County, AR
30% of Median$9400$10700$12050$13400$14450$15550$16600$17700
Very Low Income$15650$17900$20100$22350$24150$25950$27700$29500
Low-Income$25050$28600$32200$35750$38600$41450$44350$47200
Phillips County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Pike County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Polk County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Pope County, AR
30% of Median$10250$11700$13200$14650$15800$17000$18150$19350
Very Low Income$17100$19550$22000$24450$26400$28350$30300$32250
Low-Income$27350$31300$35200$39100$42250$45350$48500$51600
Prairie County, AR
30% of Median$9650$11000$12400$13750$14850$15950$17050$18150
Very Low Income$16050$18350$20650$22950$24800$26600$28450$30300
Low-Income$25700$29350$33050$36700$39650$42550$45500$48450
Randolph County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Scott County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Searcy County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Sevier County, AR
30% of Median$9200$10500$11850$13150$14200$15250$16300$17350
Very Low Income$15350$17550$19750$21950$23700$25450$27200$28950
Low-Income$24550$28100$31600$35100$37900$40700$43500$46350
Sharp County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
St. Francis County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Stone County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Union County, AR
30% of Median$9850$11250$12650$14050$15150$16300$17400$18550
Very Low Income$16400$18750$21100$23450$25350$27200$29100$30950
Low-Income$26250$30000$33750$37500$40500$43500$46500$49500
Van Buren County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
White County, AR
30% of Median$10000$11400$12850$14250$15400$16550$17650$18800
Very Low Income$16650$19000$21400$23750$25650$27550$29450$31350
Low-Income$26600$30400$34200$38000$41050$44100$47100$50150
Woodruff County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950
Yell County, AR
30% of Median$9150$10450$11750$13050$14100$15150$16200$17250
Very Low Income$15250$17400$19600$21750$23500$25250$26950$28700
Low-Income$24350$27850$31300$34800$37600$40350$43150$45950