Affordable Housing In French Lick
Orange County, Indiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In French Lick

Schoolview Heights

8453 College Street
French Lick, Indiana
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1 BR

Camelot Court of French Lick

556 S Maple St
French Lick, Indiana

Hamilton Oaks Apartments

9673 W State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana

Edgewood Terrace Apartments

1011 S Edgewood Dr
French Lick, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve French Lick

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in French Lick, Indiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 116 affordable apartments for rent in French Lick, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in French Lick, Indiana

French Lick features 76 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 French Lick, Indiana

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in French Lick.

Housing Choice Vouchers in French Lick, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay French Lick landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in French Lick.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in French Lick, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2021 French Lick, 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
French Lick, Indiana Fair Market Rent $512 $563 $732 $999 $1,267
French Lick, Indiana Payment Standard Range $461 to $563 $507 to $619 $659 to $805 $899 to $1,099 $1,140 to $1,394

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

French Lick, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 116
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 76
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $28,603 ±$4,102
Median Rent $624 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.14% ± 12.28pp
Total Population 1,989

Population and Household Demographics

French Lick is a city in Orange County, Indiana with a population of 1,989. There are 808 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 50.62% of households in French Lick are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in French Lick

The median gross income for households in French Lick is $28,603 a year, or $2,384 a month. The median rent for the city is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In French Lick, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.14% of households who rent are overburdened in French Lick.

Area Median Income In French Lick

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 French Lick, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In French Lick, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,700

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 French Lick

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 French Lick

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the French Lick AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,050 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the French Lick AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,400 $26,750 $30,100 $33,400 $36,100 $38,750 $41,450 $44,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the French Lick AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,450 $57,750 $62,050 $66,300 $70,600