Affordable Housing In Clark County
29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County
Housing Authorities that serve Clark County
|Community Action of Southern Indiana||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Clark County
|Jeffersonville Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Charlestown||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Sellersburg||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Clark County, Indiana
There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,308 affordable apartments for rent in Clark County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Clark County, Indiana
Clark County features 1,616 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 Clark County, Indiana
There are 692 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clark County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clark County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.
2020 Clark 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||$614||$713||$872||$1,174||$1,331|
|Payment Standard Range||$553 to $675||$642 to $784||$785 to $959||$1,057 to $1,291||$1,198 to $1,464|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Clark County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||29|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,308|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,616|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.88%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.43|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median Household Income||$51,699 ±$1,510|
|Median Rent||$755 ±$18|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.29% ± 3.65pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Clark County is a County in Indiana with a population of 113,181. There are 42,974 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 28.88% of households in Clark County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County
The median gross income for households in Clark County is $51,699 a year, or $4,308 a month. The median rent for the county is $755 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $2,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.1
Area Median Income In Clark 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 Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,400
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 Clark 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 Clark County HUD Rental Assistance in Clark County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,050||$18,350||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$26,750||$30,600||$34,400||$38,200||$41,300||$44,350||$47,400||$50,450|
|80% of Median||$42,800||$48,900||$55,000||$61,100||$66,000||$70,900||$75,800||$80,700|
Cities In Clark County
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|Jeffersonville||19||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jeffersonville is the Jeffersonville Housing Authority.|
|Clarksville||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarksville is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|Henryville||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henryville is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|Charlestown||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charlestown is the Housing Authority of the City of Charlestown.|
|Borden||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Borden is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|Memphis||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Memphis is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|New Washington||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Washington is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|Sellersburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sellersburg is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|
|Utica||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Utica is the Community Action of Southern Indiana.|