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Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is uniquely priced housing with a cost deemed affordable to low income households.

The Public Housing Department manages 336 apartments in 13 neighborhoods throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Tina Vaughn is the director of the department.

Those who wish to use public housing must be at least 18 years old, capable of living independently, have no history of being a disruptive neighbor and may not have a record of criminal activity involving violence or illegal drug activity. The total income of the occupant or occupants cannot exceed 50% of the median.