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Affordable Housing In Fulton
Fulton County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Fulton

Housing Authority Programs
Brightpoint Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Fulton County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fulton, Indiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fulton, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Fulton, Indiana

Fulton features 0 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 Fulton, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fulton, Indiana

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

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

2021 Fulton, 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 $512 $626 $732 $910 $993
Payment Standard Range $461 to $563 $563 to $689 $659 to $805 $819 to $1,001 $894 to $1,092

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fulton, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.29%
Average Renter Household Size 4.38
Average Household Size 3.69
Median Household Income $47,143 ±$9,251
Median Rent $940 ±$120
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.75% ± 27.02pp
Total Population 516

Population and Household Demographics

Fulton is a city in Fulton County, Indiana with a population of 516. There are 140 households in the city with an average household size of 3.69 persons. 34.29% of households in Fulton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fulton

The median gross income for households in Fulton is $47,143 a year, or $3,929 a month. The median rent for the city is $940 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fulton, a household making less than $3,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Fulton.

Area Median Income In Fulton

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 Fulton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fulton County.

In Fulton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,100

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 Fulton

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 Fulton

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