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 $15,400 $17,600 $19,800 $22,000
60% AMI $30,840 $35,220 $39,600 $43,980
80% AMI $41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650


An average DCLT rent = $460 whereas Durham’s average rent in 2016 was $1200. 

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