Affordable Housing In Dubois County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 468 income based apartments in Dubois County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 261 affordable apartments in Dubois County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Dubois County, Indiana

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

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

Jasper Lofts

1300 Dewey Street
Jasper, Indiana
$525-675
1-4 BR
Affordable

Pleasant View Apartments of Birdseye

104 W 3rd St
Birdseye, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

The Lofts at St. Joseph's

1900 Medical Arts Boulevard
Huntingburg, Indiana
$499-599
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Vine Street Lofts

1308 Vine St.
Jasper, Indiana
$320-640
1-2 BR
55+
62+

Wagon Works

719 East 5th Street
Huntingburg, Indiana
$354-624
Studio-2 BR
Affordable

Benet Hall Apartments

821 Benet Drive
Ferdinand, Indiana
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Meadowood Apartments

660 Rumbach Avenue
Jasper, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Oak Ridge Place II

111 E 17th St
Huntingburg, Indiana
Affordable

Ferdinand Housing for the Elderly, Phase II

234 W 9th St
Ferdinand, Indiana
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dorothea Dix House, Inc

1002 E 10th St
Huntingburg, Indiana
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Dubois County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Birdseye, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Birdseye.
Affordable Housing In Ferdinand, IN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Ferdinand.
Affordable Housing In Holland, IN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Holland.
Affordable Housing In Huntingburg, IN Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Huntingburg.
Affordable Housing In Jasper, IN Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Jasper.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dubois 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
Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Dubois County.

Dubois County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Dubois County, Indiana

Dubois County features 468 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 Dubois County, Indiana

There are 261 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dubois County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dubois County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dubois County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Dubois County.

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

2023 Dubois 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
Dubois County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $576 $628 $826 $1,094 $1,407
Dubois County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $985 to $1,203 $1,266 to $1,548

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dubois County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 729
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 468
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $53,513 ±$1,721
Median Rent $605 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.41% ± 6.81pp
Total Population 42,291

Population and Household Demographics

Dubois County is a county in Indiana with a population of 42,291. There are 16,190 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 24.26% of households in Dubois County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dubois County

The median gross income for households in Dubois County is $53,513 a year, or $4,459 a month. The median rent for the county is $605 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dubois County, a household making less than $2,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Dubois County.

Area Median Income In Dubois 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 Dubois County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,800

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 Dubois 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 Dubois County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dubois County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dubois County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,000 $33,150 $37,300 $41,400 $44,750 $48,050 $51,350 $54,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dubois County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,400 $53,000 $59,650 $66,250 $71,550 $76,850 $82,150 $87,450