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Fairington of Anderson

1430 East 60th Street
Anderson, Indiana
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1 BR
Rent Assisted

Longfellow Plaza Apartments

319 E 12th Street
Anderson, Indiana
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Studio-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Central School Senior Apartments - Anderson

2120 Central Ave
Anderson, Indiana
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Parkview Place

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

The Fieldhouse Apartments

1229 Lincoln Avenue Anderson, IN 46016
Anderson, Indiana
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There are 1,242 low-income apartments in Anderson that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 616 low-income homes in Anderson where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $298 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on February 20th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Anderson, 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
Anderson Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Interlocal Community Action Program Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Anderson.

Anderson, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Anderson, Indiana

Anderson features 616 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 1,242 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 $817 and $999.

2023 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
Anderson, Indiana Fair Market Rent $638 $696 $908 $1,160 $1,220
Anderson, Indiana Payment Standard Range $574 to $702 $626 to $766 $817 to $999 $1,044 to $1,276 $1,098 to $1,342

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Anderson, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,888
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 616
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 $75,500

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Anderson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Anderson 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 Anderson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,300 $50,600 $56,950 $63,250 $68,350 $73,400 $78,450 $83,500