Affordable Housing In Gallatin County
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gallatin County
Housing Authorities that serve Gallatin County
|Housing Authority of Gallatin County||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Gallatin County, Illinois
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 145 affordable apartments for rent in Gallatin County, Illinois.
Income Based Apartments in Gallatin County, Illinois
Gallatin County features 145 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
Low Rent Apartments in Gallatin County, Illinois
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gallatin County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Gallatin County, Illinois
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gallatin County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Gallatin County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gallatin County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $630 and $770.
2021 Gallatin County, Illinois Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards
Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Gallatin County, Illinois Fair Market Rent||$476||$614||$700||$988||$998|
|Gallatin County, Illinois Payment Standard Range||$428 to $524||$553 to $675||$630 to $770||$889 to $1,087||$898 to $1,098|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Gallatin County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||145|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||145|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.88%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.98|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Median Household Income||$39,636 ±$4,202|
|Median Rent||$383 ±$55|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||30.85% ± 9pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Gallatin County is a county in Illinois with a population of 5,385. There are 2,408 households in the county with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 22.88% of households in Gallatin County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Gallatin County
The median gross income for households in Gallatin County is $39,636 a year, or $3,303 a month. The median rent for the county is $383 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gallatin County, a household making less than $1,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Gallatin County.
Area Median Income In Gallatin County
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Gallatin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Gallatin County
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Gallatin County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gallatin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gallatin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gallatin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Gallatin County
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|Equality||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Equality is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|Junction||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|New Haven||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Haven is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|Old Shawneetown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Old Shawneetown is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|Omaha||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Omaha is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|Ridgway||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgway is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|
|Shawneetown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shawneetown is the Housing Authority of Gallatin County.|