Home Ownership

  • 63% of black families rent their homes, and 37% own their homes (American Community Survey 2012).
  • 48% of white families rent their homes, and 52% own their homes (American Community Survey 2012).
  • The median sale price for a home in Asheville as of May, 2014 is $212,000.

Public Housing

  • There are ten public housing communities with 3,100 residents; 71.8% of these residents are black.
  • 1,350 families receive funding from Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8).