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Affordable Housing In Cass County
Indiana

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass County

Canterbury House Apartments - Logansport

3405 Lindsay Drive
Logansport, Indiana
$526-813
1-3 BR

Pinecrest Manor Apartments

770 Crest Dr
Logansport, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Cass Plaza Apartments

300 Cass Plaza Dr
Logansport, Indiana
Subsidized

River Bend Apartments

101 Mall Rd
Logansport, Indiana
Subsidized

Logansport Senior Citizens Village II

3131 George St
Logansport, Indiana
Subsidized

Logansport Senior Citizens Village I

2626 George St
Logansport, Indiana
Subsidized

ReVere Homes

Scattered sites Logansport, IN,
Logansport, Indiana

720 N 6th Street

720 N 6th St
Logansport, Indiana

Indiana

1701 Smith St
Logansport, Indiana

Indiana Housing Fin. Authority

1800 Smith St
Logansport, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Cass County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Peru Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cass County, Indiana

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 617 affordable apartments for rent in Cass County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Cass County, Indiana

Cass County features 428 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 Cass County, Indiana

There are 189 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2021 Cass 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
Fair Market Rent $550 $582 $732 $960 $995
Payment Standard Range $495 to $605 $524 to $640 $659 to $805 $864 to $1,056 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cass County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 617
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 428
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $42,290 ±$1,971
Median Rent $617 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.89% ± 5.75pp
Total Population 38,476

Population and Household Demographics

Cass County is a county in Indiana with a population of 38,476. There are 14,555 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 24.6% of households in Cass County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass County

The median gross income for households in Cass County is $42,290 a year, or $3,524 a month. The median rent for the county is $617 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass County, a household making less than $2,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass County.

Area Median Income In Cass 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 Cass County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500

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 Cass 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 Cass County

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

Cities In Cass County

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City Served By
Galveston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galveston is the Housing Authority of the City of Peru.
Grissom AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grissom AFB is the Housing Authority of the City of Peru.
Logansport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Logansport are the Housing Authority of the City of Logansport and Housing Authority of the City of Peru.
Onward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onward is the Housing Authority of the City of Peru.
Royal Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Royal Center is the Housing Authority of the City of Peru.
Walton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walton is the Housing Authority of the City of Peru.