Meadow Lark Senior Apartments

200 S Meadow Lark Lane
Bloomfield, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Meadow Lark Apts

2005 Meadow Lark Lane
Bloomfield, Indiana

102 N Franklin St

102 N Franklin St
Bloomfield, Indiana

Village Apartments of Bloomfield

432 W Turner St
Bloomfield, Indiana

Bloomfield Apartments

N John St
Bloomfield, Indiana

There are 72 low-income apartments in Bloomfield that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 140 low-income homes in Bloomfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $257 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

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

Bloomfield, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bloomfield, Indiana

Bloomfield features 140 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 Bloomfield, Indiana

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bloomfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bloomfield, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bloomfield landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bloomfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bloomfield, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Bloomfield, 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
Bloomfield, Indiana Fair Market Rent $584 $632 $826 $1,132 $1,231
Bloomfield, Indiana Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $569 to $695 $743 to $909 $1,019 to $1,245 $1,108 to $1,354

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bloomfield, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 212
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 140
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.4%
Average Renter Household Size 1.87
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $37,500 ±$7,827
Median Rent $471 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.91% ± 9.96pp
Total Population 2,507

Population and Household Demographics

Bloomfield is a city in Greene County, Indiana with a population of 2,507. There are 1,110 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 36.4% of households in Bloomfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bloomfield

The median gross income for households in Bloomfield is $37,500 a year, or $3,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $471 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bloomfield, a household making less than $1,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Bloomfield.

Area Median Income In Bloomfield

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 Bloomfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Bloomfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100

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 Bloomfield

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 Bloomfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bloomfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,650 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bloomfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,100 $29,800 $33,550 $37,250 $40,250 $43,250 $46,200 $49,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bloomfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,750 $47,700 $53,650 $59,600 $64,400 $69,150 $73,950 $78,700