The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Asheville is $1,479/month. In Buncombe County, 51.5% of people pay more than 30% of their income towards rent and still live in substandard housing because that’s what they can afford.
A working family in Buncombe County with 2 adults and 2 children needs to earn, on average, a total of $45,262 annually to afford basic living expenses. This family would need to earn a combined hourly wage of $21.76, which is $7.26 more than the $14.50 per hour earned through working two minimum wage jobs ($30,160 annually).
75% of families we serve, are served through Home Repair.
$585 is the average monthly payment that an Asheville Area Habitat homeowner for a 3 bedroom house in the county.
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