The City of Albemarle Public Housing program offers apartment living to very low and moderate income families. Rents are based on 30% of the families adjusted annual income or flat rent rates are optional per bedroom size.
One housing site, Elizabeth Heights, is located near the downtown area of Albemarle, which provides one bedroom units for single or elderly families, and there is a multi-family site, Amhurst Gardens, located near business highway 24-27 bypass.
Apartments are provided with electric stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, central heating & air-conditioning, smoke detectors, fire extinguisher,and cold water at no cost. Apartments are individually metered for electricity at cost but a monthly allotment of electric kilowatt hours is deducted per bedroom size. An after hours emergency maintenance contact is available and limited after hours security patrol.
Criminal background checks and other background verifications are performed on all applicants. Applicants must not have financial indebtedness to any public housing agency.