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Affordable Housing In Elnora
Daviess County, Indiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Elnora

Musselman Country Side Est

156 W Indian St
Elnora, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Elnora

Housing Authority Programs
Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Elnora, Indiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Elnora, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Elnora, Indiana

Elnora 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 Elnora, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elnora, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elnora, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $667 and $815.

2020 Elnora, 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
Fair Market Rent $519 $563 $741 $948 $1,004
Payment Standard Range $467 to $571 $507 to $619 $667 to $815 $853 to $1,043 $904 to $1,104

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Elnora, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $33,750 ±$6,315
Median Rent $558 ±$234
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.33% ± 26.02pp
Total Population 585

Population and Household Demographics

Elnora is a city in Daviess County, Indiana with a population of 585. There are 248 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 30.24% of households in Elnora are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elnora

The median gross income for households in Elnora is $33,750 a year, or $2,813 a month. The median rent for the city is $558 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Elnora, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Elnora.

Area Median Income In Elnora

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 Elnora, the AMI is calculated from all households within Daviess County.

In Elnora, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Elnora

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 Elnora

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,100
50% of Median $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% of Median $36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000