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Affordable Housing In Anderson
Madison County, Indiana

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anderson

Fairington of Anderson

1430 East 60th Street
Anderson, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Longfellow Plaza Apartments

319 E 12th Street
Anderson, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accessible
Supportive Housing
Disabled Supportive Housing

Parkview Place

28 West 12th Street
Anderson, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Central School Senior Apartments - Anderson

2120 Central Ave
Anderson, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Apartments Living

308 W 19th St
Anderson, Indiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Group Living

1715 Main St
Anderson, Indiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Group Living II

3115 Brown St
Anderson, Indiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

The Towers

524 W 53rd St
Anderson, Indiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village at White River

1212 Pearl St
Anderson, Indiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Madison Lakes (Autumn Ridge)

101 South Rangeline Road
Anderson, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Anderson

Housing Authority Programs
Anderson Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Interlocal Community Action Program Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anderson, Indiana

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,093 affordable apartments for rent in Anderson, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Anderson, Indiana

Anderson features 783 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 Anderson, Indiana

There are 1,280 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anderson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anderson, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anderson landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Anderson.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anderson, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $887.

2020 Anderson, 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
Fair Market Rent $543 $624 $806 $1,050 $1,144
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $562 to $686 $725 to $887 $945 to $1,155 $1,030 to $1,258

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Anderson, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 2,093
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 783
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $33,644 ±$1,545
Median Rent $688 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.08% ± 3.44pp
Total Population 55,630

Population and Household Demographics

Anderson is a city in Madison County, Indiana with a population of 55,630. There are 23,224 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 43.96% of households in Anderson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anderson

The median gross income for households in Anderson is $33,644 a year, or $2,804 a month. The median rent for the city is $688 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anderson, a household making less than $2,293 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Anderson.

Area Median Income In Anderson

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Anderson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Madison County.

In Anderson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,000

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 Anderson

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 Anderson

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,100
50% of Median $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% of Median $36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000