Affordable Housing In Allen County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 3,449 income based apartments in Allen County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,460 affordable apartments in Allen County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Allen County, Indiana

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Allen County.

Go to the Indiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Allen County.

Silver Birch at Cook Road

3731 W Cook Rd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing
Affordable

Centennial Townhomes

7936 Serenity Dr
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Income Based
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Edsall House

310 West Berry Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Richfield Apartments of Fort Wayne

4737 Heatherwind Dr
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Silver Birch of Fort Wayne

7125 S Hanna St
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Affordable

Wesley Park Apartments

1304 Wesley Road
Auburn, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Skyline Tower Apartments

855 Webster St
Fort Wayne, Indiana
$758-2,319
Studio-3 BR

East Central Towers

905 E Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Cambridge Square Fort Wayne

7600 Cold Springs Blvd
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Baldwin Creek Apartments

2020 Hobson Rd
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Allen County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Allen County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Ashley, IN Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Ashley.
Affordable Housing In Auburn, IN Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Auburn.
Affordable Housing In Butler, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Butler.
Affordable Housing In Fort Wayne, IN Affordable Housing programs support 64 apartment communities in Fort Wayne.
Affordable Housing In Garrett, IN Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Garrett.
Affordable Housing In Grabill, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Grabill.
Affordable Housing In Hamilton, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Hamilton.
Affordable Housing In Huntertown, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Huntertown.
Affordable Housing In Kingsford Heights, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Kingsford Heights.
Affordable Housing In Monroeville, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Monroeville.
Affordable Housing In Waterloo, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Waterloo.
Affordable Housing In Westville, IN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Westville.
Affordable Housing In Woodburn, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Woodburn.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Allen County, Indiana

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Brightpoint Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Allen County.

Allen County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Allen County, Indiana

Allen County features 3,449 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 Allen County, Indiana

There are 3,460 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allen County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allen County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Allen County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allen County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

2023 Allen County, Indiana 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
Allen County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $658 $743 $911 $1,161 $1,266
Allen County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $592 to $724 $669 to $817 $820 to $1,002 $1,045 to $1,277 $1,139 to $1,393

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allen County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 102
Total Low Income Apartments 7,033
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,449
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $49,092 ±$839
Median Rent $682 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.04% ± 1.67pp
Total Population 363,453

Population and Household Demographics

Allen County is a county in Indiana with a population of 363,453. There are 140,536 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 31.15% of households in Allen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allen County

The median gross income for households in Allen County is $49,092 a year, or $4,091 a month. The median rent for the county is $682 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allen County, a household making less than $2,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Allen County.

Area Median Income In Allen 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 Allen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 Allen 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 Allen County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600