Affordable Housing In Ellettsville
Monroe County, Indiana

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ellettsville

Richland Senior Citizens

800 N Allen St
Ellettsville, Indiana
Supportive Housing

Ellettsville Apartments

411 S Sale St
Ellettsville, Indiana

Edgewood Village Apartments

7400 W Mustang Dr
Ellettsville, Indiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ellettsville, 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 Ellettsville, Indiana

Housing Authority Programs
South Central Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Bloomington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ellettsville, Indiana

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 88 affordable apartments for rent in Ellettsville, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Ellettsville, Indiana

Ellettsville features 12 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 Ellettsville, Indiana

There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ellettsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ellettsville, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ellettsville, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $874 and $1,068.

2022 Ellettsville, 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
Ellettsville, Indiana Fair Market Rent $706 $803 $971 $1,369 $1,662
Ellettsville, Indiana Payment Standard Range $635 to $777 $723 to $883 $874 to $1,068 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,496 to $1,828

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ellettsville, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 88
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.1%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $49,479 ±$4,995
Median Rent $692 ±$132
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.44% ± 16.75pp
Total Population 6,434

Population and Household Demographics

Ellettsville is a city in Monroe County, Indiana with a population of 6,434. There are 2,629 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 29.1% of households in Ellettsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ellettsville

The median gross income for households in Ellettsville is $49,479 a year, or $4,123 a month. The median rent for the city is $692 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ellettsville, a household making less than $2,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Ellettsville.

Area Median Income In Ellettsville

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 Ellettsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Ellettsville, 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 Ellettsville

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 Ellettsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ellettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,050 $18,350 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ellettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ellettsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600