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Village Green I Apartments

1127 Bollman Drive
Decatur, Indiana
Income Based
1-3 BR

Village Green Apartments

1109 Bollman St
Decatur, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Chase Pointe Apartments

103 Country Brook Rd
Decatur, Indiana
1-2 BR

Decatur Ha

131 W Cr 500 N
Decatur, Indiana

Country Brook Phase I

105 Countrybrook Rd
Decatur, Indiana
S. 515 Rural
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There are 220 low-income apartments in Decatur that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 401 low-income homes in Decatur where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $279 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 16th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Decatur, 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
Decatur Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Community and Family Services Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Fort Wayne Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
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Decatur, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Decatur, Indiana

Decatur features 401 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 Decatur, Indiana

There are 220 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Decatur.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Decatur, Indiana

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

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

2023 Decatur, 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
Decatur, Indiana Fair Market Rent $576 $628 $826 $1,085 $1,144
Decatur, Indiana Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $977 to $1,194 $1,030 to $1,258

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Decatur, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 621
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 401
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.55%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $39,808 ±$6,519
Median Rent $522 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.53% ± 9.68pp
Total Population 9,084

Population and Household Demographics

Decatur is a city in Adams County, Indiana with a population of 9,084. There are 3,917 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 31.55% of households in Decatur are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Decatur

The median gross income for households in Decatur is $39,808 a year, or $3,317 a month. The median rent for the city is $522 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Decatur, a household making less than $1,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Decatur.

Area Median Income In Decatur

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 Decatur, the AMI is calculated from all households within Adams County.

In Decatur, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,900

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 Decatur

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 Decatur

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Decatur AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $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 Decatur AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Decatur AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,200 $50,500 $56,800 $63,100 $68,150 $73,200 $78,250 $83,300