We build, advocate and manage for permanent affordable housing in Durham.

The biggest need for affordable housing is Durham is for families at 30% area median income (AMI) and below whom we serve.

Below are the Durham metro income limits eligible for land trust housing based on the number of persons living in a household as of June 2017.

  1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person
30% AMI $19,110 $21,840 $24,570 $27,270
60% AMI $38,220 $43,680 $49,140 $54,540
80% AMI $50,900 $58,200 $65,450 $72,700


An average DCLT rent = $460 whereas Durham’s average rent in 2020 was $1200. 

That’s a difference of $700 monthly or $8,000 annually!