Affordable Housing In DeKalb County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in DeKalb County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in DeKalb County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in DeKalb County, Indiana

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in DeKalb County.

Go to the Indiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near DeKalb County.

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

DeKalb County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in DeKalb County, Indiana

DeKalb County features 0 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 DeKalb County, Indiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in DeKalb County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in DeKalb County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay DeKalb County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in DeKalb County.

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

2023 DeKalb 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
DeKalb County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $576 $628 $826 $1,005 $1,120
DeKalb County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $905 to $1,106 $1,008 to $1,232

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

DeKalb County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $48,341 ±$2,573
Median Rent $657 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.11% ± 6.38pp
Total Population 42,449

Population and Household Demographics

DeKalb County is a county in Indiana with a population of 42,449. There are 16,247 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 23.09% of households in DeKalb County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in DeKalb County

The median gross income for households in DeKalb County is $48,341 a year, or $4,028 a month. The median rent for the county is $657 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In DeKalb County, a household making less than $2,190 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.11% of households who rent are overburdened in DeKalb County.

Area Median Income In DeKalb 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 DeKalb County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 DeKalb 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 DeKalb County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the DeKalb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $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 DeKalb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $37,950 $41,000 $44,050 $47,100 $50,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the DeKalb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,600 $54,650 $60,700 $65,600 $70,450 $75,300 $80,150