Affordable Housing In Dubois County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dubois County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Dubois County, Indiana
|Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Dubois County, Indiana
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 729 affordable apartments for rent in Dubois County, Indiana.
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|
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
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|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.
|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.
|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.
Cities In Dubois County
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|Birdseye||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birdseye is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Dubois||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dubois is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Ferdinand||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferdinand is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Holland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holland is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Huntingburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Huntingburg are the Housing Authority of the City of Huntingburg and Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Jasper||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jasper is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|