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Affordable Housing In Fulton County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fulton County

Akron Garden Senior Apartments

401 N. Virgil
Akron, Indiana
1 BR

Arbor Woods Apartments

500 Mitchell Dr
Rochester, Indiana

Station House Apartments Kathy Richards Mgmt

502 S Logan St
Kewanna, Indiana

Oakwood Apartments Landmark Management

433 E 18th St
Rochester, Indiana

Kewanna Village Justus Property

115 E Maple St
Kewanna, Indiana

Greenlawn Place

407 E. Rural St.
Akron, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Fulton County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fulton County, Indiana

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 160 affordable apartments for rent in Fulton County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, Indiana

Fulton County features 104 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 County, Indiana

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fulton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fulton County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fulton County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $644 and $787.

2020 Fulton 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
Fair Market Rent $501 $627 $715 $891 $969
Payment Standard Range $451 to $551 $564 to $690 $644 to $787 $802 to $980 $872 to $1,066

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fulton County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 160
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 104
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $45,332 ±$2,731
Median Rent $616 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.7% ± 9.53pp
Total Population 20,527

Population and Household Demographics

Fulton County is a county in Indiana with a population of 20,527. There are 7,963 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 23.06% of households in Fulton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fulton County

The median gross income for households in Fulton County is $45,332 a year, or $3,778 a month. The median rent for the county is $616 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fulton County, a household making less than $2,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Fulton County.

Area Median Income In Fulton 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 Fulton County, 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 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 Fulton County

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

Cities In Fulton County

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City Served By
Akron The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Akron are the Fulton County Housing Authority and Brightpoint.
Fulton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fulton are the Brightpoint and Fulton County Housing Authority.
Kewanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kewanna are the Fulton County Housing Authority and Brightpoint.
Rochester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochester are the Fulton County Housing Authority and Brightpoint.